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LOT 1676

Estimate
GBP (£) 10,000 - 14,000
EUR (€) 11,840 - 16,570
USD ($) 12,770 - 17,870


MEDIEVAL GOLD ICONOGRAPHIC RING
15TH-16TH CENTURY AD
1" (4.84 grams, 23mm overall, 18.23mm internal diameter (approximate size British P 1/2, USA 8, Europe 17.15, Japan 16)).

A hollow-formed gold hoop formed from alternating square and discoid cells; each discoid cell domed with an octofoil on a hatched field; each square cell a starburst with blackletter script letter, the five letters are 'c a r o l' carol, for Carolus the familiar Latinisation of the English name Charles.

PROVENANCE:
Found Skerne & Wansford, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.

PUBLISHED:
Recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme with reference number NCL-807A73; accompanied by a print out of the PAS report. Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate.

LITERATURE:
Disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference number 2013 T212.

CONDITION