Renaissance silver-gilt finger ring with ruby glass gemstone
This is another nice Renaissance silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the 16th century A.D. The ring is set with the original ruby red glass gemstone, held within the rubbed bezel. It retains traces of the original gold gilding, with decoration on the bezel and band. A great looking finger ring in excellent wearable condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 16th century A.D.
MATERIAL: Silver & Glass
RING SIZE: 6 1/4 (US) M 1/2 (UK)
SIZE: 23mm x 19mm x 2.6mm (bezel 12mm x 5mm)
WEIGHT: 3.7 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. C. Vandenberg Collection, Netherlands.