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LOT 2478

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GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 180 - 230
USD ($) 190 - 260

Price
£144 (EUR 168; USD 186) (+bp*)

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Islamic Silver Ring with Calligraphic Gemstone

Late 19th-early 20th century AD

A silver ring in traditional style comprising a facetted D-section hoop with hatching to the shoulders, octagonal bezel with cross-hatched panel to the underside, red jasper inset plaque inscribed with calligraphic religious poem in three fields with point detailing. 17.32 grams, 32.37mm overall, 22.57mm internal diameter (approximate size British X, USA 11 1/2, Europe 26.29, Japan 25) (1 1/4"). Fine condition, usage wear. A large wearable size.

Provenance
From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.