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Renaissance silver signet ring C.H. initials Cross

£295.00 Approx $405.78, €345.43

Code: 10837

This is a late Renaissance silver signet ring, dating to the early 17th century A.D.  The ring is engraved with a cross, with a set of initials C.H. below. It retains traces of an old museum or collector inventory number inside of the band (308). Such a ring would have been owned and worn by a merchant or cleric, used to seal transactions and letters. Today the ring has survived in excellent and wearable condition.

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance

DATE: c. 1620 A.D.


RING SIZE:   14+  (US)     24mm internal diameter (VERY LARGE)

SIZE: 30mm x 27mm x 3mm (bezel 15mm x 13mm x 4mm)

WEIGHT:  12 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. C. Vandenberg Collection, Netherlands.