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Byzantine Gold Betrothal Ring

Antiquities - Byzantine


LOT 0214

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,380 - 4,500
USD ($) 4,050 - 5,400
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £3,000 (EUR 3,378; USD 4,049)
BYZANTINE GOLD BETROTHAL RING
6th-8th century AD

A D-section gold hoop with gusseted shoulders, bifid bezel formed as two elliptical plaques and openwork text between 'CXPHVTHC', one plaque inscribed 'KEKH' and the other abraded. 11 grams, 24mm overall, 19.46 x 16.67mm internal diameter (approximate size British L 1/2, USA 6, Europe 12.34, Japan 12) (1").

Condition
Extremely fine condition. A wearable size.

Provenance
Property of a central London collector; acquired on the London art market. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
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