Lot 1840: Stuart Period Royalist Ring with Bust Facing Left
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 17th century AD. A bronze expanding hoop with stepped shoulders, octagonal bezel with high-relief portrait thought to be the bust of Charles I. Cf. Oman, C.C. British Rings 800-1914, London, 1974, plate 80(D"). 8.58 grams, 23mm overall, 20.26mm internal diameter (approximate size British U 1/2, USA 10 1/2, Europe 23.59, Japan 22) (1"). From an important London collection, acquired in the 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, hoop cracked.