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Medieval Gold Signet Ring with Crowned Shield

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 0554

Estimate
GBP (£) 4,500 - 6,500
EUR (€) 5,040 - 7,280
USD ($) 5,950 - 8,590
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £4,050 (EUR 4,534; USD 5,355)
MEDIEVAL GOLD SIGNET RING WITH CROWNED SHIELD
15th-16th century AD

A gold heraldic finger ring with elliptical-section hoop, flared shoulders, discoid bezel with pelletted border, heater shield with eagle rousant beneath a ducal(?) crown. 16 grams, 24mm overall, 19.96mm internal diameter (approximate size British U, USA 10, Europe 22.52, Japan 21) (1").

Condition
Extremely fine condition. A large wearable size.
Condition report [Click to show]

Provenance
Property of a central London collector; acquired from a large private collection formed in the 1980s. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.

Literature
Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 607 for type.

Date
Wednesday 13th September 2017
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