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LOT 0055

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 9,170 - 11,460
USD ($) 10,330 - 12,910

Opening Bid
£7,200 (EUR 8,252; USD 9,297) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Greek Hellenistic Gold Ring with Nude Hero Gemstone

Late 4th-early 3rd century BC

A gold ring comprising a D-section shank and broad bezel with tiered upper face and central cell, inset garnet cabochon with intaglio nude hero standing, arms raised to the head, shield resting against the knee and spear resting on the shoulder. 35 grams total, 30mm overall, 19.45mm internal diameter (approximate size British S 1/2, USA 9 1/2, Europe 21.0, Japan 20) (1 1/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Surrey gentleman; acquired 2007 from a private French collector; accompanied by a copy of the purchase invoice for £12,500.00, supplied with geologic report No. TL004945, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz.

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


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

Viewing from noon Thursday 22nd Nov. 2018
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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10am : Lots 1 - 660

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