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LOT 0438

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,500 - 4,500
EUR (€) 4,200 - 5,400
USD ($) 4,760 - 6,130

Opening Bid
£3,150 (EUR 3,781; USD 4,288) (+bp*)

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Elizabethan Gold Ring with Diamonds

16th-17th century AD

A gold finger ring comprising a D-section hoop with segmented bezel formed as five facetted domes each with an inset white cut diamond; rounded lateral spurs to the median dome; Elizabethan period or slightly later. 3.02 grams, 20.42mm overall, 16.31mm internal diameter (approximate size British K, USA 5 1/4, Europe 9.95, Japan 9) (3/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From the late Alison Barker collection, a retired London barrister; from her collection formed early 1960s-1990s.
Accompanied by scholarly note TL0415 by Dr. Ronald Bonewitz.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11078-184381.

Literature
Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, items 685, 709, 715, for type.