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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 488

    A BYZANTINE GOLD FINGER RING

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A BYZANTINE GOLD FINGER RING
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hoop rounded on the exterior, concave on the interior, widening at the shoulder and joined to the underside of the high, stepped oval bezel, with a cross of punched dots enclosed by a border of punched dots, the base of the bezel hatched
    15/16 in. (2.4 cm.) wide; ring size 7


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    Provenance

    London Art Market, 1998.