A Renaissance gold ring set with a table cut diamond.
Western Europe, last half of the 16th century.
Ring size R UK / 8.5 US.
The bezel measures 1.1 x 0.8cm.
The head of the ring is decorated with a Renaissance quatrefoil or four-petalled bezel finely decorated with blue, red and white enamel. The fine shank is carved with elegant fleur-de-lis to the shoulders.
A similar example can be found in the ‘The Ralph Harari Collection of Finger Rings’ by John Boardman and Diana Scarisbrick, page 170.
Similar examples in museums include and are not limited to:
The Victoria and Albert Museum, accession numbers: 4397-1857 and 201-1906
The Louvre Museum, Paris, registration number: OA 653
Delevery information :
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3 500 €