This is a nice Renaissance silver finger ring, dating to the 16th century. It is set with an emerald gemstone, enclosed within a cusped setting. The inside appears filled with plaster or gesso that lightens the emerald. A good Tudor period ring that is secure, wearable, and in good antique condition.
OBJECT: Finger Ring
DATE: c. 16th century AD.
MATERIAL: Silver & emerald
RING SIZE: 7 1/2 (US) P (UK)
SIZE: 25.22mm x 21.33mm x 1.97mm (Bezel 12.59mm x 9.32mm x 6.76mm)
WEIGHT: 3.82 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in European private collection, Netherlands.
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