Renaissance gold and table cut ruby finger ring

Renaissance gold and table cut ruby finger ring

Code: 11333

SOLD

This is a delightful Renaissance gold finger ring, dating to the 16th century. The ring is intact and in excavated condition, it retains the original table cut ruby gemstone in a cusped bezel. See NMS-0D2960LEIC-734E08, Oman (1974, pl.26, a, b and pl.27, b) for further discussion.

A nice wearable finger ring from the age of the Tudors!

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance(Tudor era)

DATE: c. 1550 - 1600 A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold 22k +/- and a ruby gemstone

RING SIZE:  4 3/4 (US)     J 1/4 (UK)

SIZE: 20.02mm x 18.14mm x 3.51mm (bezel 7.88mm x 7.64mm x 5.26mm)

WEIGHT: 4.78 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection