Timeline: Antiquities 23 February 2021
Timeline held an auction of antiquities on 23 February 2021. The auction contained a large number of rare and high quality pieces from different periods. The “Sold” price includes a Buyer’s Premium of 27% (including VAT).
The Timeline video gives a flavour of the quality of the items that were auctioned. It’s well worth taking the time to view the full auction catalogue, where many of the lots have detailed historic information. The catalogue is available here.
Lot 497, Hedingham Castle Estate Ring
This ring was found by detectorist Tomasz Krawczuk near the River Colne, between Halstead and Hedingham Castle, Essex in December 2018. It was declared treasure and then disclaimed. It is recorded at PAS under ESS-A69E73
In the video, Tim Wonnacott describes the find and the ring, remarking “It must have been such a thrill for the metal detectorist” and “I might take up detecting myself“.
Estimate: £15,000 – £20,000
Below are my picks from the other lots.