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LOT 0841

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,170 - 1,640
USD ($) 1,330 - 1,860

Price
£900 (EUR 1,057; USD 1,195) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Gold Ring with Ruby

7th-10th century AD

A gold ring with later additions set with a ruby or spinel gemstone, polished and with chamfered facets. 8.01 grams, 28.51mm overall, 18.04mm internal diameter (approximate size British M, USA 6, Europe 12.46, Japan 12) (1"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the private collection of a Russian gentleman living in London; acquired from a Chelsea collector in the 2000s; the Chelsea collection having been formed from 1970-1990s.