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Medieval - Gold Stirrup Ring with Sapphire Cabochon

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 862

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 910 - 1,360
USD ($) 1,120 - 1,680
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £2,530

MEDIEVAL - GOLD STIRRUP RING WITH SAPPHIRE CABOCHON

Circa 13th century AD. A medieval single-stone gold ring; the single cabochon sapphire mounted directly into the stirrup-shaped hoop. Gold, 3.30 grams, 26.14 mm; 19.99 x 18.70 mm internal (approx. UK size T; USA size 9.75; EU size 21.26; Japan size 20.5).

Condition
Extremely fine.

Provenance
From a 1960's Jewellery collection.

Literature
Oman, C. British Rings 800-1914, pl.15, c; p.93.

Footnotes
Rings of this type were worn by high status individuals during the reigns of Henry III (1216-1272) and Edward I (1272-1307).

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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