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LOT 0342

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,040
USD ($) 5,100 - 7,650

Current bid: £370 (‡+bp*)
(8 Bids, Reserve met)

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(8 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £370
ELIZABETHAN PERIOD GOLD RING WITH IHS MONOGRAM
LATE 16TH CENTURY A.D.
3/4 in. (3.15 grams, 21.73 mm overall, 19.88 mm internal diameter (approximate size British R, USA 8 1/2, Europe 18 3/4, Japan 18)).

Comprising a slender hoop with acanthus-leaf detailing to the shoulders, discoid box bezel with engraved design to the upper face of IHS Christogram between scrolled tendrils and points. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
From an old UK collection.
Acquired from Derek Content, UK, in the early 1990s.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by a search certificate number no.12142-214824.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Oman, C.C., British Rings 800-1914, London, 1974, item 71(b).

CONDITION