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LOT 0852

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 480 - 720
USD ($) 540 - 820

Opening Bid
£360 (EUR 430; USD 490) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Gold Ring with Garnet Cabochon

6th-9th century AD

A gold ring with flat-section hoop composed of two strands of segmented gold wire, creating a slender openwork medial band where the two serrated edges meet, supporting a circular cell set with a polished garnet cabochon. 3.46 grams, 22.59mm overall, 16.92mm internal diameter (approximate size British L, USA 5 3/4, Europe 11.24, Japan 10) (1"). Fair condition, bezel chipped.

Provenance
Ex important Japanese collection of jewellery, 1970s-2010.