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Post Medieval Gold 'A frendes gift' Posy Ring

Antiquities - Post Medieval


LOT 839

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 680
USD ($) 560 - 840
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £575

POST MEDIEVAL GOLD 'A FRENDES GIFT' POSY RING

Circa 17th century AD. A gold finger ring with reserved decoration on the outer face in the form of voided D-shaped panels alternating with voided cross pommee panels; on the inside of the hoop, the text '*A frendes gift' in a careful italic hand. Gold, 0.89 grams, 14.00 mm. overall (Approximate size British C, USA 1 1/2, Europe 0.15, Japan 0).

Condition
Very fine condition, complete and wearable.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Evans, J. English Posies and Posy Rings.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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