This is a nice Renaissance silver finger ring, dating to the 16th century. It is set with a table-cut rock crystal gemstone in a rubbed overmount. The bezel has a decorated quatrefoil bezel with traces of gold gilding. A nice example in excavated condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 16th century AD.
MATERIAL: Silver & rock crystal
RING SIZE: 6 1/2 (US) N (UK)
SIZE: 25.7mm x 21.5mm x 1.9mm (Bezel 10.7mm x 8.8mm x 7.3mm)
WEIGHT: 4.38 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in European private collection, Netherlands.
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