Lot 1: Early Medieval Ring
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Possibly 7th-8th century
Hammered and rounded medieval band with twisted wires at the shoulders and across the reverse of the bezel, terminating with four globules on both sides and a curved, enfolded design around the raised bezel, set with a greenish colored stone (jasper?).
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Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York, 2006; formerly property of an East Coast collection
Dimensions: Circumference 52 mm.; US size 6; UK size L
Medium: Gold, jasper(?)