Lot 1776: Post Medieval Tudor Mary Queen of Scots Gold Ring
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 16th century AD. A gold ring with wire shank, shoulders decorated with vine leaf pattern set with green enamel and natural pearls; side of bezel edged with scrolls set with green enamel and natural pearls between; top of bezel inset with painted portrait of Mary Queen of Scots and with rock crystal cover. 2.20 grams, 19.23mm overall, 18.55mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British Q 1/2, USA 8 1/2, Europe 18.40, Japan 18) (1/2"). From an important Twickenham, London, UK, collection; formed 1985-2007. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Fine condition, crystal cracked.