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A Byzantine Silver Portrait Ring, ca. 6th century CE
Regular price$3,950 USD
This object qualifies for free USA shipping and a flat rate fee of $60 if shipping internationally.
the bezel featuring a deeply incised portrait bust of the owner, with superb detailing of his hair, facial features, and tunic. Such attributes help in dating this ring to the early 6th century, just after the decline of the Roman Empire.
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall, a very wearable ring.
Dimensions: US ring size 8 (UK=Q, DE=18, CH=17 3/4, JP=16)
Provenance: David S. Lavender (Antiques), London UK, as part of a collection assembled prior to early 2000s, thereafter private Canadian collection.
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