11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING
Circa 4th Century B.C.
The plain hoop, flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding at the shoulders, to the plain oval bezel
11/16 in. (1.7 cm.) wide; ring size 3¾
Acquired by the current owner's family in the 1980s.
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