Lot 15: Three Silver and Bronze Rings: NO RESERVE
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: A lot of three rings, sold without reserve.
First, a heavy gilt silver ring with swags at the shoulders holding in place a large oval bezel with twisted wire surround oval-shaped glass.
Second, a cast silver ring with flat bezel set with foiled glass, decorated with volutes at the shoulders, and tapering to a thin round band. Traces of gilding remain around the bezel and shoulders.
Third, a cast bronze ring with D-section band, a hexagonal bezel decorated with white enamel spotted with black and arcaded pattern on the sides, set with a colored millefiori glass gem.
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Provenance: Central European collection
Dimensions: Circumference 63.5; US size 10.5; UK size U [one of three]; circumference 57.2; US size 8; UK size Q [two of three]; circumference 58.2; US size 8.5; UK size Q [three of three]
Medium: Gilt silver, red glass [one of three]; Gilt silver, foil-backed glass [two of three]; Bronze, colored glass, polychrome enamel [