Medieval Bronze Signet Ring

Medieval Bronze Signet Ring

Code: 12290

£65.00 Approx $81.66, €75.67
 

This is a nice medieval bronze signet ring, dating to the 13th - 14th century. The vesica-shaped bezel is engraved with a geometric design (possibly two fish?) used to seal and authenticate letters and documents. The signet is intact with a nice dark patina from excavation. 

OBJECT: Signet Ring

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 13th - 14th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Bronze

RING SIZE:   8    (US)    Q  (UK)

SIZE: 23mm x 22mm x 4mm (bezel 15mm x 9mm x 3mm)

WEIGHT:  5.35 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European Private Collection. Eindhoven, Netherlands.