Byzantine Ring with Trumpet Bezel

GBP 2,200.00

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Object Description

A beautiful Byzantine electrum ring, featuring a circular hoop, composed of two separated wires, and a finely decorated trumpet bezel. The bezel is set with a flat cabochon garnet stone, framed by a fine band of granules. Four oval beads, further enriched with granules, support the bezel.
UK ring size O.

Following the trends set by the Romans, Byzantine jewellery became a continuation of Roman jewellery traditions. As in many other cultures throughout Antiquity, Byzantine jewellery acted not only as an embellishment, but most importantly as a direct display of someone’s wealth and social status.

Date: Circa 6th – 9th century AD

Object Condition

Extremely fine, complete and intact.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.7 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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