Renaissance gold and enamel finger ring

Renaissance gold and enamel finger ring

Code: 11595

RESERVED

This is a rather charming Renaissance gold and enamel finger ring, dating to the late 15th - 16th century. It is decorated with six panels of enamel in a floral design, these are separated with a pierced tendril. The band is delicate and likely intended for a lady to wear. During this period rings were worn on all the joints of the finger, this example easily fitting the last joint on a lady's hand. The ring is excavated and in good wearable condition.

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATEc. 15th - 16th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold & enamel

RING SIZE:   3 1/2  (US)      G 1/4  (UK)

SIZE: 17mm x 3mm 

WEIGHT:  1.17 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Munich. Germany