Byzantine Figural Marriage Ring
Antiquities - Byzantine
GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 92 - 115
USD ($) 99 - 124
5th century AD
A D-section bronze hoop with expanding ribbed shoulders, discoid plaque with raised rim enclosing a low-relief image of two robed figures facing each other. 9.74 grams, 28mm overall, 22.95mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z+2 1/2, USA 13 3/4, Europe 32.01, Japan 30) (1"). Fine condition. A large wearable size.
From an import collection of finger rings; acquired late 1990s-2010.
See Oman, C.C. Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings, reprinted Ipswich, 1993, item 206 for type.
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Lot No. 1899