Ancient Art, Antiquities & Coins
Jun 1, 2019 (Your local time)
United kingdom
 The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT, United Kingdom

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LOT 2854:

Medieval Gold Bishop's Ring with Sapphire

Start price:
£ 720
Estimated price:
$800 - $1,000
Auction house commission: 30%
VAT: On commission only

13th century AD
A gold stirrup-shaped ring comprising a flat-section hoop, pyramidal bezel with cabochon sapphire to the apex. 3.93 grams, 27mm overall, 19.09mm internal diameter (approximate size British R 1/2, USA 9, Europe 19.69, Japan 19) (1"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.
From an old North Country collection; formed between 1970-2000.
Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 565.