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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    A GREEK GOLD RING

    CIRCA LATE 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

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    A GREEK GOLD RING
    CIRCA LATE 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The thick hoop tapered towards the shoulders, with plain leaf-shaped bezel, and a conjoined similar child's ring with flattened penannular hoop
    ¾ in. (1.9 cm.) across inner hoop


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    An attached ink inscribed label reads "Cyprus, 300 B.C.".

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    From the Estate of A. B. Triggs (1868-1936), an art, book and manuscript collector whose Greek and Roman coin collection was presented by his widow to the Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney, Australia.
    Sold Spink & Son, Sydney, Australia, November 1981, lot 1556.