A Greco-Scythian Gold Swivel Finger Ring, ca. 4th century BCE
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Fine high karat gold finger ring, the U-shaped hoop round in section, tapering to the loop terminals, the hollow lozenge-shaped swivel bezel pierced horizontally and joined by a wire passing through it, coiling around the hoop on either side of the loops, engraved with a dog carrying a satchel in its mouth, the swivel with three perforations on one side.
Published: Christie's, NY, 7th December, 2011 lot #255
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall
Dimensions: US ring size: 8, UK: Q
Provenance: Private European collection, 1977, old inv. # 17979, private Connecticut collection, early 1990s, ex. Ariadne Galleries, NYC, 1998, acquired by the current owner, 2017.
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