Lot 22: Byzantine Cup Bezel Ring: NO RESERVE
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Sold without reserve.
Possibly 6th-7th century.
Ancient Flat band with a strip of beaded wire forming a ridge, joining at the shoulders a cup bezel with six globules at the base, decorated with beaded wire and set with a garnet cabochon.
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Provenance: formerly from a Midwestern American private collection
Dimensions: Circumference 56 mm.; US size 7.75, US size P 1/2
Medium: Gold, garnet