Late Roman-Byzantine Gold Ring with Garnet

GBP 650.00

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Object Description

A fine Late Roman-Byzantine gold finger ring featuring a round-section hoop with an openwork design. The hoop is composed of two gold loops with a central undulating gold wire attaching them together. A garnet cabochon inset, framed with gold, has been applied in antiquity to the hoop. The piece is further enriched with a gold wire, twisted into an infinity loop motif, attached to the top, and a granulation cluster to each side of the bezel.

Closest UK ring size: between F and G

Date: Circa 5th-9th century AD

Object Condition

Fine condition. Minor abrasions to the garnet stone.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.5 x H:1.9 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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