This is a nice medieval silver finger ring, dating to the 13th - 15th century. The ring is of a simple form, with an unengraved vessica shaped bezel. The hoop of the ring is angled, similar to inscribed rings of the 13th century. Vessica or almond-shaped seals are often associated with the ecclesiastic community, so perhaps this ring was intended for a signet or iconographic use. A good ring in excellent excavated condition, wearable with care.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 1250 - 1450 A.D.
RING SIZE: 9 1/4 (US) S 1/4 (UK)
SIZE: 23mm x 23mm x 3mm (bezel 17mm x 10mm)
WEIGHT: 3.2 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, York.
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