Lot 4
  • 4

Merovingian, 6th/7th century

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
3,750 GBP
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Description

  • Ring with granular bead decoration
  • gold, set with a garnet
  • 23mm., 15/16 in. overall
    inside diameter: 18mm., 11/16in.
    ring size: N½

Provenance

Private collection, Spain;
with J. Bagot Arqueologia, Barcelona, 2012;
private collection, Belgium, acquired in Belgium

Literature

El Legado de Hefesto: A Memorial to a Private Collection of Ancient Rings and Glyptics, J. Bagot Arqueologia, Barcelona, 2012, no. 499

Catalogue Note

Compare a Frankish gold ring with similar bead decoration in the Metropolitan Museum, New York (inv. no. 17.192.199).
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