Renaissance silver-gilt garnet set Finger Ring

Renaissance silver-gilt garnet set Finger Ring

Code: 11224

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This is a nice Renaissance silver-gilt finger ring, dating to the early to mid 16th century A.D. The ring is decorated with a quatrefoil shaped bezel, deeply engraved for enamel. The bezel is set with a faceted garnet gemstone. The shoulders are sculpted with a bull's head design. It is a good example, intact and wearable. Further examples of the type have been recorded from both Hampshire (HAMP-6C8007) and  Devon (DEV-EBF9A7).

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance 

DATE: c. 1500 - 1600 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt & Garnet

RING SIZE:   7  (US)    O  (UK)

SIZE: 27mm x 24mm x 2mm (bezel 9mm x 7mm x 6mm)

WEIGHT:  3.32 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection