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Renaissance Tudor Gentleman's Silver Finger Ring Sapphire Paste

£275.00 Approx $378.27, €322.01

Code: 10369

This is a late Renaissance silver finger ring, dating to the 16th - early 17th century A.D. The ring is set with the original blue glass gem, held within a cusped bezel. Such a ring would have been worn by a merchant during the period of King Henry VIII and King Francis I. Today it has survived in excellent excavated condition, suitable to be worn again with care!

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATE: c. 1520 - 1620 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Glass

RING SIZE:   9 1/2  (US)   S 3/4 (UK)

SIZE: 26.26mm x 22.46mm x 1.92mm (bezel 11.72mm x 5.94mm)

WEIGHT: 3 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection