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LOT 0385

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,350 - 3,520
USD ($) 2,660 - 3,980

Sold for (Inc. bp): £2,286

Viking Gold Ring with Stamped Decoration

10th-12th century AD

A broad gold finger ring with flared rims and median rib, two bands of opposed punchmarks, each a triangle with three pellets inside; several singular annulets and pellets by the outer flanges. 12.48 grams, 26.23mm overall, 22.56mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z+1, USA 12 3/4, Europe 29.99, Japan 28) (1"). Fine condition, worn and polished. A very large wearable size.

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; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11027-181714.