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18th Century Gold Posy Ring "In Christ & Thee My Comfort Bee"

$2,200.00

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18th Century Gold Posy Ring "In Christ & Thee My Comfort Bee"

$2,200.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1780

A sweet 18th Century Posy ring engraved with the words "In Christ and Thee My Comfort Bee". It's crafted in 18k gold, and dates from the 1780s (or thereabouts) with maker's mark GS. The name "Posy Ring" comes from the type of inscription within, which was often in rhyme or "posey". Modelled in 18k gold.

MEASUREMENTS 

Width of band: 3.8mm

WEIGHT 

4.0g

MARKS 

GS Maker's Mark

Tests as 18k Gold

CONDITION 

Very good, with fine antique patina

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