English 17th Century - Gold Signet Ring - Bull and Heart
Antiquities - Medieval
GBP (£) 600 - 900
EUR (€) 710 - 1,060
USD ($) 780 - 1,160
Sold for (Inc. premium): £978
Circa 17th century AD. A gold signet ring with slightly oval bezel, the reverse engraved with the initials 'I A' and depicting a prancing bull with a small heart above its rump; no maker's marks; sold with a green leather-covered ring box. 19.07 grams. Very fine.
An XRF test shows the composition to be 78.4% gold, 14.6% silver, 6.7% copper.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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