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Renaissance Tudor period silver-gilt & coral set finger ring

£295.00 Approx $370.6, €343.42

Code: 11935

This is a nice Renaissance silver-gilt 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 bezel is scalloped and rubbed over the gem (which is still intact and without movement). A nice and original Tudor period finger ring, in good wearable condition!

OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Renaissance / Tudor period

DATE: c. 1550 - 1650 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Coral

RING SIZE:   6  (US)     M  (UK)

SIZE: 23.35mm x 19.81mm x 3.09mm (bezel 14.46mm x12.74mm x 5.99mm)

WEIGHT:  3.22 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly the property of a Lady, Cambridgeshire.