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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 487

    A BYZANTINE GOLD FINGER RING

    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BYZANTINE GOLD FINGER RING
    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    The wide faceted hoop with a granulated triangle on each shoulder, the circular bezel enclosing a steatite disk, inscribed with symbols on the underside, the upper surface enclosed within a beaded border, and covered by four openwork volutes
    15/16 in. (2.4 cm.) wide; ring size 9


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    Provenance

    New York Art Market, 1992.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION