This is a nice example of a gold posy ring, dating to the 17th - 18th century. The ring is inscribed "Loue for Loue" a sentiment recorded in Evans. It bears no makers marks, so is broadly dated from the mid 17th - 18th century. A small ring, likely once gifted to a young lady.
OBJECT: POSY RING
CULTURE: Stuart / Georgian
DATE: c. 1650 - 1750
RING SIZE: 2 1/2 (US) E (UK)
SIZE: 16mm x 3mm
WEIGHT: 2 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Nottingham.
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