Georgian gold posy ring

Georgian gold posy ring "Grace me with affection"

Code: 11477

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This is a charming Georgian gold posy ring, dating to the 18th century. The inside of the band is inscribed "Grace me With aefyotan" (Grace me With affection?) a sentiment recorded in Evans (45). It bears a makers mark of 'AB' in a Gothic script as yet to be researched. The ring is a good antique example in wearable condition.

OBJECT: POSY RING

CULTURE:  GEORGIAN

DATE: c. 1720 - 1750 A.D.

MATERIAL: GOLD 22k

RING SIZE:    6   (US)     M   (UK)

SIZE: 19mm x 4mm 

WEIGHT:  2.21 grams

PROVENANCE:  From a private collection, Sheffield.