Lot 1816: Post Medieval Gold Sexfoil Ring with Diamonds
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 17th century AD. A D-section gold hoop with running tendrils and flowers to the outer face, hollow-formed discoid bezel with sexfoil modelled in high relief, central cluster of five diamonds and a ruby. Cf. Oman, C.C. British Rings 800-1914, London, 1974, plate 45(B) for type. 4.25 grams, 23mm overall, 19.50mm internal diameter (approximate size British T, USA 9 1/2, Europe 21.26, Japan 20) (1"). Property of a Suffolk lady; acquired on the UK art market. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.