Medieval - Early Tudor Gentleman's Silver Gilt Wedding Ring

Code: 10380


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This is a nice late medieval period silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the 15th - 16th century. This example is intact and the join is firm and secure, some wear to the gold gilding, but mostly intact. This ring 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 BH-E31E98SOM-1A983F and NMS-3B4582

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Medieval / Tudor

DATE: c. 1480 - 1520

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

RING SIZE: 10 1/2 (US)    U 1/2 (UK)

SIZE: 23.16mm x 5.92mm

WEIGHT:  3.9 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Cambridgeshire.

Medieval - Early Tudor Gentleman's Silver Gilt Wedding Ring