Medieval Bronze Signet Ring Pelican in her Piety
This is a wonderful medieval bronze signet ring, dating to the 14th - 15th century A.D. The bezel is deeply cut with an image of Pelican-in-Piety, used as a personal seal for sealing letters and documents. The ring has survived in excellent condition, complete with a nice green patina. It is still suitable to be worn and used again today.
OBJECT: Signet Ring
DATE: c. 14th - 15th century A.D.
RING SIZE: 8 1/2 (US) Q 3/4 (UK)
SIZE: 21.92mm x 23.33mm x 2.82mm (bezel 13.80mm x 9.56mm x 2.14mm)
WEIGHT: 3.50 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Cambridgeshire Collection, originally found in Kent.