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Medieval Gold & Sapphire Finger Ring


Code: 11238

This is a nice medieval gold finger ring, dating to the 14th - 15th century. It is set with the original sapphire gemstone, enclosed within a cusped setting. The bezel a little asymmetric due to the irregular shape of the sapphire. A similar example has been recorded from Cambridgeshire (CAMHER-961244). A good medieval ring that is secure and wearable. 

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 14th - 15th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold & Sapphire

RING SIZE:  6  (US)   M  (UK)

SIZE: 20.63mm x 20.23mm x 1.37mm (Bezel 9.23mm x 4.34mm x 3.83mm)

WEIGHT: 2.15g

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a Private Collection, Wiltshire. Originally purchased at Newark Antiques Fair, 1997.