Tudor Period Silver-gilt Signet Ring Love Birds Heart
This is a fabulous Renaissance silver-gilt signet ring, dating to the 16th century A.D. The ring is nicely cut with a pair of crowned love-birds, either side a rose and a single heart below. The shoulders are decorated though one side has an old repair/join. The gilding is excellent and intact.
OBJECT: Signet Ring
CULTURE: Renaissance / Tudor
DATE: c. 16th century A.D.
RING SIZE: 9 (US) R 3/4 (UK)
SIZE: 20mm x 20mm x 3mm (bezel 13mm x 11mm x 3mm)
WEIGHT: 2.7 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Canterbury.