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LOT 0617

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,520 - 7,730
USD ($) 6,100 - 8,550

Opening Bid
£5,000 (EUR 5,521; USD 6,105) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Tudor Gold Merchant's Signet Ring with Three Keys

16th century AD

A gold finger ring with D-section hoop, disc bezel with beaded rim and ornate shield with three keys place vertically. 16.07 grams, 25.68mm overall, 20.18mm internal diameter (approximate size British U, USA 10, Europe 22.52, Japan 21) (1"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.

Provenance
From an important collection of finger rings; acquired late 1990s-2010.

Literature
Cf. Oman, C.C. British Rings 800-1914, London, 1974, plate 43(A) for type.

Footnotes
The arms of three keys were borne by a number of families including Claville of Burlescombe, Devon.


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