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    Late Medieval silver-gilt finger ring

    Late Medieval silver-gilt finger ring

    $610 (approx conversion from £495)

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    About this item

    This is a wonderful late medieval finger ring, dating to the 15th - 16th century AD. This ring is intact with a decorated band and gold mercurial gilding. This is an example of a genre of ring popular during the late medieval period, commonly silver-gilt with banded zones of various configurations containing granular decoration. eg. reference 1853,0627.70 in the collection of the British Museum. Similar examples have been recorded from Cherwell (BH-E31E98), Ashford (KENT-4503C2) and West Knoyle (SOM-1A983F).

    This is a superb and wearable medieval ring in excellent condition.

    OBJECT: Finger Ring

    CULTURE:  Medieval

    DATE: c. 1450 - 1550 AD

    MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

    RING SIZE:    7 1/4 (US)      O 1/2  (UK)

    SIZE: 20.28mm x 6.82mm

    WEIGHT:  4.51 grams

    PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection London, originally acquired from Peter Szuhay

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    Additional Information

    Code

    11977 (AB-80117)

    Period

    Pre 1600, Middle Age, Medieval

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