Ancient Jewellery

Email: sales@ancient-jewellery.com
Web site: https://www.ancient-jewellery.com/

Stuart gold posy ring "I am thy lott refuse me nott"

SOLD

Code: 11988



This is a nice 17th-century gold posy ring, inscribed with "I am thy lott refuse me nott"  in italic lettering. The sentiment is recorded (Evans 1931, 49). Posy rings were given by men and women as an expression of love, worn as wedding rings. This is an excellent example in good wearable condition.

OBJECT: Posy Ring

CULTURE: Stuart

DATE: c. 1660 - 1720 AD

MATERIAL: Gold 

RING SIZE:   8 1/4  (US)      Q 1/2  (UK)

SIZE: 20.46mm x 3.48mm

WEIGHT: 3.04 grams

PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Wexford, Ireland.