France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc’s ring

THE ART NEWSPAPER |  Martin Bailey:

A dispute may be about to blow up between France and Britain over a ring that once belonged to the Medieval French heroine, Joan of Arc. The ring sold for nearly £300,000 at the London/Harwich-based TimeLine Auctions last month, but questions have arisen over the legality of its export. If no licence was granted, the British authorities are likely to ask for it to be returned… Read more

Image: Joan of Arc’s ring was sold by TimeLine Auctions for £297,600.00