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LOT 0427

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GBP (£) 15,000 - 20,000
EUR (€) 17,530 - 23,370
USD ($) 19,010 - 25,350

Current bid: £22,000 (‡+bp*)
(2 Bids, Reserve met)

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(2 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £22,000
MEDIEVAL GOLD HERALDIC SIGNET RING WITH GOAT
15TH CENTURY A.D. OR LATER
1 in. (23.95 grams, 27.22 mm overall, 21.97 mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z, USA 12 1/2, Europe 28.77, Japan 27)).

Substantial D-section hoop, expanding shoulders with reserved flowers and foliage, discoid bezel with intaglio regardant leaping goat in a pelletted ring, fronds and stars in the field, enigmatic inscription 'd[..] / de.to'.

PROVENANCE:
Ex Notaras Coins & Antiquities, 2014.
European private collection.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.12120-211871.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 617, for type.

CONDITION