Lot 11: Medieval Twisted Band Ring

The Curator's Eye

November 30, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Boston, MA, US
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Description: This beautiful, wearable medieval ring consists of a spiral-grooved hoop. The band is typical of medieval British iconographic rings fabricated in England and Scotland, and a solid gold version of this type is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Such rings were also used as wedding bands.

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Dimensions: Circumference 51.9 mm.; US size 6, UK size M
Medium: Silver
Date: 1500
Provenance: Property of a distinguished lady, United Kingdom, early 1990s.
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Shipping: 1. SHIPPING POLICY
1.1 Shipment Only After Payment By Buyer
Auction Property will not be shipped to the Buyer until the Buyer has paid in full the Total Purchase Price and has satisfied such terms that Curator, in its sole discretion, shall require.
1.2 Responsibility of Shipping Cost
The Buyer is responsible for paying the full shipping and insurance costs for the Property. Unless a prior arrangement has been made between the Seller and Curator to determine shipping costs, the shipping cost will be provided for the Buyer SEPARATELY from the invoice for any sold Property. All arrangements for shipping and payment of shipping shall be organized between the Seller and the Buyer.
1.3 Curator's Acts As Agent And Is Not Responsible For Shipping Details, Costs, Disputes
The Buyer hereby agrees that Curator will pass along Buyer's contact and shipping information to the Seller in order to facilitate shipment of any purchased Property. Curator will offer the Auction Property as agent for the Seller, but does not have physical possession of any items listed in the Catalog unless otherwise indicated prior to or during the Sale. Buyer agrees to receive information and correspondence from the Seller in regards to shipping arrangements. Curator is not responsible for determining any shipping details, including the determining of shipping method, packing and obtaining insurance. If disputes arise with the Shipping vendor, it will be the responsibility of the Seller or the Buyer to Resolve the issue.
2. INSURANCE
2.1 Seller is Responsible for Damage Before Shipping
Insurance during shipping from the Seller to the Buyer for all Property listed in the Sale shall remain the responsibility of the Seller or their agents. Curator accepts no responsibility for damage to items stored or packed by the Seller or their agents.
2.2 Seller is Responsible for Insurance Coverage During Shipping
The Seller shall be responsible for obtaining Insurance coverage from the shipping vendor for any sold & shipped Property equal to the Total Purchase Price of the item. In the event that the Seller fails to obtain insurance coverage, or did not obtain an adequate amount, Curator and the Buyer shall not be responsible or liable for any such loss resulting from Lost or Damaged Property.
3. INSURANCE CLAIMS ON ITEMS DURING SHIPMENT FROM THE SELLER TO THE BUYER
3.1 Property Lost in Transit from the Seller to the Buyer
In the event that Property is irretrievably lost in transit, the Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property. Seller is required to provide confirmation from the insurance company that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase Price.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the seller that Payment has been received for the Total Purchase Price of the Property and the Seller has paid Curator , Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase Price, including shipping costs.
Once the claim is processed, the Seller will be required to pay Curator the Seller's Commission based on the Hammer price.
3.2 Damage In Transit from the Seller to the Buyer
In the case that the Property is damaged while in transit to the Buyer, The Buyer must notify Curator of the damage as soon as possible. Curator requires that the Buyer thoroughly document the condition of the Property and the packing material. Photographs should be taken that clearly represent any damage to the Property and the condition of all packing materials. No parts of the Property or packing materials should be discarded and the Property should be kept at the original delivery address.
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller to open an damage insurance claim with the shipping vendor. Seller will be required to provide Curator with confirmation from the shipping vendor that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number).
In the event of repairable damage to the Property, Curator will refund the buyer from the Seller's Net Proceeds the equivalent of the Insurance payment, after insurance payment has been made to Seller.
As part of standard procedure for processing insurance claims, the Buyer must allow a representative of the shipping vendor to visit the delivery location in order to physically inspect the reported damage if requested.
In the event of a Total loss, Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase price of the piece. The Seller will be required to pay Curator the net proceeds due (which is equivalent to the Seller's Commission) upon closing of the Insurance claim.
4. INSURANCE CLAIMS ON ITEMS ON RETURN SHIPMENT FROM THE BUYER TO THE SELLER
4.1 Responsibility of shipping and Insurance cost.
As described in section 7 of the Conditions of Sale, there are three (3) situations in which a Buyer may initiate a return during the Return Period and each carries a different responsibility for shipping and insurance responsibilities and cost:
a) In the event that the Auction Property is discovered to have been misidentified due to an oversight on the part of the Seller, the Seller will be responsible for shipping arrangements, including the cost of fully insured return shipping from the Buyer to the Seller. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Seller will be responsible for arranging return payment between Buyer and Seller. Curator will refund the Total Purchase Price, to the Buyer once the Seller receives the returned Auction Property in the same condition that it was sent.
If an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the seller, and the change in condition was not a result of shipment, then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
b) In the event that it is discovered that the dimensions, condition, or function of the Auction Property are meaningfully different than what the Seller had reported to Curator, the Seller will be responsible for shipping arrangements, including the cost of fully insured return shipping. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Curator will refund the Buyer will be refunded the Total Purchase Price of the Auction Property, once the returned Auction Property has been delivered to the Seller in the same condition that it was sent.
If an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the seller, and the change in condition was not a result of shipment, then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
c) In the event that the Buyer is not satisfied with a purchased Auction Property for any reason other than the Auction Property not being as described or having unreported condition issues, the Buyer can announce a return within the Return Period after delivery. The Auction Property must be returned in the Same condition as it was sent. The Buyer is responsible for shipping arrangements, including cost of return shipping and obtaining insurance for the Total Purchase Price of the inventory. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase Price of the Auction Property less Insurance and Shipping & Handling Fees, upon delivery to the Seller's location in its original condition. At the Seller's sole discretion, Seller may elect to pay for and make shipping arrangements for the item's return.
If Buyer fails to obtain shipping insurance for the total hammer price, Buyer will be fully responsible for the cost of any damage to the Property during transit not covered by insurance. All damage estimates will be made by a third-party professional expert appointed by Seller.
If for any reason, an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the Buyer then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
4.2 Loss Claims on Return Shipment
In the event that Property is irretrievably lost in transit, then the following procedure apply:
a) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(a)
The Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Seller that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Buyer for the Total Purchase price.
b) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(b)
The Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Seller that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Buyer for the Total Purchase price.
c) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(c)
The Buyer will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Buyer that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Seller minus commissions.
4.3 Damage Claims on Return Shipment
In the case that the Property is damaged while in transit to the Seller, The Seller must notify Curator of the damage as soon as possible. Curator requires that the Seller thoroughly document the condition of the Property and the packing material. Photographs should be taken that clearly represent any damage to the Property and the condition of all packing materials. No parts of the Property or packing materials should be discarded and the Property should be kept at the original delivery address.
As part of standard procedure for processing insurance claims, the Seller must allow a representative of the shipping vendor to visit the delivery location in order to physically inspect the reported damage if requested. The Seller may be required to release the property to the shipping vendor in the event of a Total Loss.
a) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(a)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Seller has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price to the Buyer.
(c)If a Return is initiated per sections 4.(c), once the Buyer has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price less commissions to the Seller.
b) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4.(b)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Seller has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price to the Buyer.
c) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4.(c)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Buyer, who is responsible for the shipping details and insurance, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Buyer has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price less commissions to the Seller.
Buyer's Premium
5.0%
From: To: Increment:
$0 $9 $1
$10 $199 $10
$200 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000+ $5,000
Shipping Terms: 1. SHIPPING POLICY
1.1 Shipment Only After Payment By Buyer
Auction Property will not be shipped to the Buyer until the Buyer has paid in full the Total Purchase Price and has satisfied such terms that Curator, in its sole discretion, shall require.
1.2 Responsibility of Shipping Cost
The Buyer is responsible for paying the full shipping and insurance costs for the Property. Unless a prior arrangement has been made between the Seller and Curator to determine shipping costs, the shipping cost will be provided for the Buyer SEPARATELY from the invoice for any sold Property. All arrangements for shipping and payment of shipping shall be organized between the Seller and the Buyer.
1.3 Curator's Acts As Agent And Is Not Responsible For Shipping Details, Costs, Disputes
The Buyer hereby agrees that Curator will pass along Buyer's contact and shipping information to the Seller in order to facilitate shipment of any purchased Property. Curator will offer the Auction Property as agent for the Seller, but does not have physical possession of any items listed in the Catalog unless otherwise indicated prior to or during the Sale. Buyer agrees to receive information and correspondence from the Seller in regards to shipping arrangements. Curator is not responsible for determining any shipping details, including the determining of shipping method, packing and obtaining insurance. If disputes arise with the Shipping vendor, it will be the responsibility of the Seller or the Buyer to Resolve the issue.
2. INSURANCE
2.1 Seller is Responsible for Damage Before Shipping
Insurance during shipping from the Seller to the Buyer for all Property listed in the Sale shall remain the responsibility of the Seller or their agents. Curator accepts no responsibility for damage to items stored or packed by the Seller or their agents.
2.2 Seller is Responsible for Insurance Coverage During Shipping
The Seller shall be responsible for obtaining Insurance coverage from the shipping vendor for any sold & shipped Property equal to the Total Purchase Price of the item. In the event that the Seller fails to obtain insurance coverage, or did not obtain an adequate amount, Curator and the Buyer shall not be responsible or liable for any such loss resulting from Lost or Damaged Property.
3. INSURANCE CLAIMS ON ITEMS DURING SHIPMENT FROM THE SELLER TO THE BUYER
3.1 Property Lost in Transit from the Seller to the Buyer
In the event that Property is irretrievably lost in transit, the Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property. Seller is required to provide confirmation from the insurance company that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase Price.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the seller that Payment has been received for the Total Purchase Price of the Property and the Seller has paid Curator , Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase Price, including shipping costs.
Once the claim is processed, the Seller will be required to pay Curator the Seller's Commission based on the Hammer price.
3.2 Damage In Transit from the Seller to the Buyer
In the case that the Property is damaged while in transit to the Buyer, The Buyer must notify Curator of the damage as soon as possible. Curator requires that the Buyer thoroughly document the condition of the Property and the packing material. Photographs should be taken that clearly represent any damage to the Property and the condition of all packing materials. No parts of the Property or packing materials should be discarded and the Property should be kept at the original delivery address.
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller to open an damage insurance claim with the shipping vendor. Seller will be required to provide Curator with confirmation from the shipping vendor that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number).
In the event of repairable damage to the Property, Curator will refund the buyer from the Seller's Net Proceeds the equivalent of the Insurance payment, after insurance payment has been made to Seller.
As part of standard procedure for processing insurance claims, the Buyer must allow a representative of the shipping vendor to visit the delivery location in order to physically inspect the reported damage if requested.
In the event of a Total loss, Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase price of the piece. The Seller will be required to pay Curator the net proceeds due (which is equivalent to the Seller's Commission) upon closing of the Insurance claim.
4. INSURANCE CLAIMS ON ITEMS ON RETURN SHIPMENT FROM THE BUYER TO THE SELLER
4.1 Responsibility of shipping and Insurance cost.
As described in section 7 of the Conditions of Sale, there are three (3) situations in which a Buyer may initiate a return during the Return Period and each carries a different responsibility for shipping and insurance responsibilities and cost:
a) In the event that the Auction Property is discovered to have been misidentified due to an oversight on the part of the Seller, the Seller will be responsible for shipping arrangements, including the cost of fully insured return shipping from the Buyer to the Seller. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Seller will be responsible for arranging return payment between Buyer and Seller. Curator will refund the Total Purchase Price, to the Buyer once the Seller receives the returned Auction Property in the same condition that it was sent.
If an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the seller, and the change in condition was not a result of shipment, then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
b) In the event that it is discovered that the dimensions, condition, or function of the Auction Property are meaningfully different than what the Seller had reported to Curator, the Seller will be responsible for shipping arrangements, including the cost of fully insured return shipping. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Curator will refund the Buyer will be refunded the Total Purchase Price of the Auction Property, once the returned Auction Property has been delivered to the Seller in the same condition that it was sent.
If an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the seller, and the change in condition was not a result of shipment, then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
c) In the event that the Buyer is not satisfied with a purchased Auction Property for any reason other than the Auction Property not being as described or having unreported condition issues, the Buyer can announce a return within the Return Period after delivery. The Auction Property must be returned in the Same condition as it was sent. The Buyer is responsible for shipping arrangements, including cost of return shipping and obtaining insurance for the Total Purchase Price of the inventory. Buyer must fully document the condition and packaging of the Item before shipment. Curator will refund the Buyer the Total Purchase Price of the Auction Property less Insurance and Shipping & Handling Fees, upon delivery to the Seller's location in its original condition. At the Seller's sole discretion, Seller may elect to pay for and make shipping arrangements for the item's return.
If Buyer fails to obtain shipping insurance for the total hammer price, Buyer will be fully responsible for the cost of any damage to the Property during transit not covered by insurance. All damage estimates will be made by a third-party professional expert appointed by Seller.
If for any reason, an item is not returned in the same condition it was in when shipped to the Buyer then the Seller may elect to refuse the return.
4.2 Loss Claims on Return Shipment
In the event that Property is irretrievably lost in transit, then the following procedure apply:
a) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(a)
The Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Seller that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Buyer for the Total Purchase price.
b) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(b)
The Seller will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Seller that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Buyer for the Total Purchase price.
c) Loss Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(c)
The Buyer will be required to initiate a Lost Package claim with the shipping vendor for the Total Purchase Price of the Property.
Once Curator has received confirmation from the Buyer that a claim has been initiated (including a claim number) for the Total Purchase price, Curator will disburse payment to the Seller minus commissions.
4.3 Damage Claims on Return Shipment
In the case that the Property is damaged while in transit to the Seller, The Seller must notify Curator of the damage as soon as possible. Curator requires that the Seller thoroughly document the condition of the Property and the packing material. Photographs should be taken that clearly represent any damage to the Property and the condition of all packing materials. No parts of the Property or packing materials should be discarded and the Property should be kept at the original delivery address.
As part of standard procedure for processing insurance claims, the Seller must allow a representative of the shipping vendor to visit the delivery location in order to physically inspect the reported damage if requested. The Seller may be required to release the property to the shipping vendor in the event of a Total Loss.
a) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4(a)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Seller has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price to the Buyer.
(c)If a Return is initiated per sections 4.(c), once the Buyer has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price less commissions to the Seller.
b) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4.(b)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Seller, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Seller has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price to the Buyer.
c) Damage Claim on Return to Seller per section 4.(c)
Once Curator has received photographic documentation of the reported damage, Curator will notify the Buyer, who is responsible for the shipping details and insurance, to open an insurance claim with the shipping vendor.
Once the Buyer has notified Curator that they have received the insurance payment, then Curator will refund the total purchase price less commissions to the Seller.
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