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Medieval Bronze Ring With Triangle Pattern
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€ 104
11 weeks ago

Medieval Bronze Ring With Triangle Pattern

Crusaders Era, Ca. 1100-1400 AD A bronze ring featuring a round hoop and a large bezel with a stepped-in border. The centerpiece of this exquisite ring is a striking triangle motif set against a hatched background. In the medieval period, rings held a special significance beyond their function as mere adornments. They were often used to convey messages of power, status, and loyalty. Symbolic rings like this one served as potent talismans, imbued with meanings that could only be deciphered by those who knew their secrets. The triangle motif on this ring carries particular significance in medieval symbolism and beliefs. The triangle has long been associated with the concept of the Holy Trinity - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit - which was central to Christian doctrine in the Middle Ages. This motif is a powerful visual representation of this theological concept and a symbol of the divine power that imbued the Crusaders' quest for glory and salvation. Size: D: 17.12mm / US: 6 3/4 / UK: N; 6.14g Provenance: Private London collector, acquired on the Austrian Art market, formerly in an old USA collection formed since the 1970s. Disclaimer: All items will be shipped from Belgium. The seller guarantees and can prove that the object was obtained legally. The seller was informed by Catawiki that they had to provide the documentation required by the laws and regulations in their country of residence. The seller guarantees and is entitled to sell/export this object. The seller will provide all provenance information known about the object to the buyer. The seller ensures that any necessary permits are/will be arranged. The seller will inform the buyer immediately about any delays in obtaining such permits. The seller will not ship outside the EU.
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Medieval Bronze Ring With Triangle Pattern

Medieval Bronze Ring With Triangle Pattern

Crusaders Era, Ca. 1100-1400 AD

A bronze ring featuring a round hoop and a large bezel with a stepped-in border. The centerpiece of this exquisite ring is a striking triangle motif set against a hatched background. In the medieval period, rings held a special significance beyond their function as mere adornments. They were often used to convey messages of power, status, and loyalty. Symbolic rings like this one served as potent talismans, imbued with meanings that could only be deciphered by those who knew their secrets. The triangle motif on this ring carries particular significance in medieval symbolism and beliefs. The triangle has long been associated with the concept of the Holy Trinity - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit - which was central to Christian doctrine in the Middle Ages. This motif is a powerful visual representation of this theological concept and a symbol of the divine power that imbued the Crusaders' quest for glory and salvation.

Size: D: 17.12mm / US: 6 3/4 / UK: N; 6.14g

Provenance: Private London collector, acquired on the Austrian Art market, formerly in an old USA collection formed since the 1970s.


Disclaimer:
All items will be shipped from Belgium.
The seller guarantees and can prove that the object was obtained legally.
The seller was informed by Catawiki that they had to provide the documentation required by the laws and regulations in their country of residence.
The seller guarantees and is entitled to sell/export this object.
The seller will provide all provenance information known about the object to the buyer.
The seller ensures that any necessary permits are/will be arranged.
The seller will inform the buyer immediately about any delays in obtaining such permits.
The seller will not ship outside the EU.

Seller's Story

All items will be posted very fast from our Belgium offices. We offer very cheap shipping and extremely fast delivery within all the EU. Please note the shipping costs also include the handling fee and packing material. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Authenticity: All items sold by Ancient Art & Coins are guaranteed to be authentic and as described or your money back. We have a combined experience of over 50 years of collecting and selling works of art and we collaborate with consultants, academics and laboratories from the field to ensure all objects sold are genuine. Important: Each winner will be charged reduced VAT percentage that is customary in the country to which the lot is shipped and Catawiki will pay the VAT collected directly to the buyer´s destination country Tax Authorities. Here are the reduced VAT rates for antiques: Belgium 5%, France 5.5%, Greece 6%, Germany 7%, Netherlands 9%, Italy 10%, Ireland 13.5%, Italy 10%, Luxembourg 8%, Spain 10%, Sweden 12%, Austria 10%, etc.
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