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Byzantine Gold Spiral Openwork Ring

Antiquities - Byzantine


LOT 479

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,030 - 2,700
USD ($) 2,530 - 3,380
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £3,565

BYZANTINE GOLD SPIRAL OPENWORK RING

4th-7th century AD. A heavy finger ring, the hoop executed in openwork scrolls within a frame, bordered by heavy granulation; the bezel a discoid pad from which emerge five foil leaves forming the support for a garnet set en cabochon in a gold cell. Gold and garnet, 32.69 grams, 41 mm overall. (Approximate size UK Q½, USA 8½, Europe 18.62, Japan 18).

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Bought from a London auction house in the 1970's.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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