Lot 1781: Post Medieval Tudor Gold and Enamel Ring with Garnet
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 16th century AD. A D-section gold hoop with leaf detailing and black enamel, box bezel with ribbed profile, black enamel leaf design to the underside and inset cloison garnet. Cf. Oman, C.C. Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings, reprinted Ipswich, 1993, plate XV, item 313. 3.02 grams, 20mm overall, 17.87mm internal diameter (approximate size British O 1/2, USA 7 1/2, Europe 16.0, Japan 15) (3/4"). Property of a professional; acquired on the European art market in the 1980s. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.