Medieval Gold and Garnet Ring

The gold ring is comprised of a plain round-section hoop and beaded shoulders flanking an elliptical bezel with a central garnet set en cabochon. 

 

14th Century

4.7 grams, American size 9 1/2.

ex: a private English collection, 1980’s

 

(#rn5015med)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII (New York, 2014) p.44

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Oman, Charles ; British Rings 800-1914 (Totowa, 1973) p.94, pl.18.A-C

 

Oman, Charles ; Victoria & Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings 1930 (London, 1930) pl.XI nos.256-258

 

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