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LOT 0577

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,500 - 4,500
EUR (€) 3,860 - 4,970
USD ($) 4,270 - 5,490

Opening Bid
£3,150 (EUR 3,478; USD 3,846) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Medieval Gold Ring with Star Sapphire

12th-13th century AD

A gold finger ring comprising a round-section hoop, ellipsoid pie-dish bezel with claw setting, inset star sapphire cabochon. 8.96 grams, 31mm overall, 19.38mm internal diameter (approximate size British Q, USA 8, Europe 17.49, Japan 16) (1 1/4"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.

Provenance
Property of a central London collector; acquired from a large private collection formed in the 1980s; supplied with geologic report No. TL005232, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz

Literature
Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 562.


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

Viewing from noon Monday 2nd September 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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