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Post Medieval Gold 'God's Blessing Be On Thee' Posy Ring

Antiquities - Post Medieval


LOT 837

Estimate
GBP (£) 700 - 900
EUR (€) 790 - 1,010
USD ($) 980 - 1,270
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £805

POST MEDIEVAL GOLD 'GOD'S BLESSING BE ON THEE' POSY RING

Dated 1771. An unusual example of a gold posy ring internally inscribed 'God's Blessing Be On Thee' with script VB maker's mark in cartouche, and externally engraved as a mourning ring, leaving the inscription JOSEPH SCADDING OB 5 AUG 1771 AE 52 reserved against the background. Gold, 4.33 grams, 20.40 mm. overall (Approximate size British N 1/2, USA 6 3/4, Europe 14.35, Japan 14).

Condition
Extremely fine condition, large, complete and wearable.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Footnotes
From 1757 to his death in 1771, Joseph Scadding was the keeper of the gaol in Ilchester, Somerset and had fourteen children. The ring is offered with supporting documentation, including the publication 'Crime, Punishment and Ilchester Gaol' (1993).

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

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