Lot 458: Byzantine Gilt Ring with Flower
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-11th century AD. A carinated broad silver hoop with hexagonal pad to the underside, steep shoulders, parcel-gilt rosette bezel supported on lateral flanges, central rosette to the top and outer petals engraved with floral pattern. 23.11 grams, 23.77mm overall, 19.97mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British U, USA 10 1/4, Europe 23.00, Japan 22) (1"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.