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A GREEK GOLD RING, 2ND HALF OF THE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAN MITCHELL

A GREEK GOLD RING, 2ND HALF OF THE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK GOLD RING, 2ND HALF OF THE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

9,750

GBP

Property from the Estate of Jan Mitchell

A GREEK GOLD RING, 2ND HALF OF THE 5TH CENTURY B.C.


the bezel of oval shape engraved with a seated woman holding a wreath in her right hand, a dove perched on her left arm, Eros flying before her.

Width of bezel 1.8 cm.; diameter 2.2 cm.

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Jan Mitchell (1913-2009), New York, probably acquired in the 1960s or earlier

by descent to the present owner

For a related example in The Metropolitan Museum of Art see J. Boardman and D. Scarisbrick, The Ralph Harari Collection of Finger Rings, 1977, pp. 15–16, fig. 8 https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/256191).