Lot 464: Byzantine Gilt Ring with Towers
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A carinated broad silver hoop with hexagonal pad to the underside, steep shoulders, parcel-gilt rosette bezel supported on lateral flanges, engraved with horizontal line with flower motif to the bottom and two domed shapes with crosses to the top. 19.83 grams, 24.37mm overall, 20.15mm internal diameter (approximate size British U 1/2, USA 10 1/2, Europe 23.15, Japan 22) (1"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.