Christie's Auction House will be presenting he ring collection of Jurgen Abeler. The rings are a comprehensive collection from antiquity to the present day.
From Christie's archive: "The ring collection of Jürgen Abeler is outstanding for the sheer
variety and quality it will offer collectors. From Egyptian to Roman,
from 16th century pieces with rich provenance to modern conceptual
design this collection tells the story of an ongoing love affair with
rings. Abeler sought to illustrate a complete history of rings, seeking
examples from as many periods and cultures as he could find he amassed
one of the most extensive ring collections known."
The sale will take place on Tuesday, October 9 2012. Here are a few of the highlights:
More information about the collection can be found on this page of Christie's site.