Lot 1677: Medieval Gold Iconographic Ring with Saint Christopher
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 15th century AD. A D-section gold hoop facetted above with flared shoulders, median foliage panel, rectangular bezel with reserved image of St. Christopher with over large Christ child on back. Cf. Oman, C.C. British Rings 800-1914, London, 1974, plate 72 (B) for type. 8.98 grams, 21mm overall, 19.54mm internal diameter (approximate size British T, USA 9 1/2, Europe 21.26, Japan 20) (3/4"). Property of a Northamptonshire collector; acquired in Germany in the early 1980s. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.