6 December 2007
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
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
New York Art Market, 1992.
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