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Renaissance/Tudor period silver & coral set finger ring


Code: 11139

This is a nice Renaissance silver finger ring, dating to the 16th century. The ring is set with a magical coral gem thought to detect poisons and prevent riders from falling from horses. The body of the ring is deeply sculpted with a geometric design for enamel. 

A nice and original Tudor period finger ring, in excavated but wearable condition!

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance / Tudor period

DATE: c. 1550 - 1600 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Coral

RING SIZE:   10  (US)     T 1/2  (UK)

SIZE: 27.20mm x 23.06mm x 2.66mm (bezel 13.79mm x 9.59mm x 7.59mm)

WEIGHT:  4.06 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection