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LOT 0546

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Merovingian Gold Ring with Garnet

6th-7th century AD

A gold finger ring comprising a flat-section hoop with beaded median band, trumpet-shaped bezel with inset garnet cloison. 2.25 grams, 19mm overall, 14.63mm internal diameter (approximate size British G 1/2, USA 3 1/2, Europe 5.55, Japan 5) (3/4"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.

Provenance
Property of a Dutch lady; acquired on the continental art market.

Literature
Cf. Hadjadj, R. Bagues Merovingiennes - Gaul du Nord, Paris, 2007, item 119 for type.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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