Silver Gilt Posy Ring

Silver Gilt Posy Ring "LOVE GOD ONLIE"

Code: 10564


This is an excavated Jacobean silver-gilt posy ring, dating to the early 17th century. the band is inscribed "LOVE GOD ONLIE". The style of lettering gives us a date of late Tudor - early Stuart (the period of King James). It is similar in style to another ring recorded as SOM-823925 with the same design of the band. 


CULTURE:  JACOBEAN (King James Ist period)

DATE: c. 1600 - 1650

MATERIAL: Silver-gilt

RING SIZE:    6 3/4   (US)     N 1/2   (UK)

SIZE: 21mm x 8mm 

WEIGHT:  3.85 grams

PROVENANCE:  Ex-private collection, Exeter. Ex. Saleroom.