Medieval ring found in English field sells for $45K at Noonans

The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, £38,000 (about $45,000). Image courtesy of Noonans
The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, £38,000 (about $45,000). Image courtesy of Noonans
The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, £38,000 (about $45,000). Image courtesy of Noonans

LONDON – An exceptionally fine ring discovered by a metal-detectorist in an English field and  believed to be the wedding ring given by Sir Thomas Brook to his wife Lady Joan Brook for their marriage in 1388 sold at Noonans in its November 29 Jewellery and Watches auction for a hammer price of £38,000 (about $45,000). It was bought via a commission bid but saw interest on both the telephone and internet as well.

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Gorgeous medieval ring found in English pasture stars at Noonans, Nov. 29

The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, estimated at £30,000-£40,000. Image courtesy of Noonans

 

The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, estimated at £30,000-£40,000. Image courtesy of Noonans
The Lady Brook medieval gold and diamond ring, estimated at £30,000-£40,000. Image courtesy of Noonans

LONDON – In its Tuesday, November 29 Jewellery and Watches auction, Noonans will feature a spectacular medieval diamond ring a metal detectorist discovered in 2019 in an English pasture. Now known as the Lady Brook medieval diamond ring, it carries an estimate of £30,000-£40,000. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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