Byzantine Gold and Garnet Ring

GBP 2,750.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine Byzantine gold ring featuring a thin decorative band, now slightly misshapen due to age, with a large oval bezel. The bezel is adorned with a garnet intaglio inset. A cross has been carefully carved at the centre, framed by a wreath. Around the gold encasing is a band of small etchings decorating the bezel.

Closest UK ring size K

Date: Circa 6th-8th century AD

Object History

From a late Japanese specialist collector, 1970-2000s

Object Condition

Very fine condition, supplied with impression.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.1 x centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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