Georgian gold posy ring 'In thy sight is my delight', late 18th century.




Georgian gold posy ring 'In thy sight is my delight', late 18th century.

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Price: £7,800

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Georgian gold posy ring 'In thy sight is my delight'. The gold D-shape band engraved to the interior 'In thy sight is my delight', approximately 4mm in width. Tested yellow gold, approximately 4.4 grams in weight, maker's mark 'GP', late 18th century.

The maker's mark 'GP' is attributed to the goldsmith George Purse of London who worked during the late 18th to early 19th centuries.
See Evans, J., 'English Posies and Posy Rings' p. 61 for examples of this posy.

Accompanied by a copy of an article about shipwrecks off the coast of Penzance. Amongst the treasures found, was one posy ring inscribed with the same posy 'In thy sight is my delight' which formed part of the collection housed in the Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance.

Ring size guide: R 1/2

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Georgian gold posy ring 'In thy sight is my delight', late 18th century.
Georgian gold posy ring 'In thy sight is my delight'. The gold D-shape band engraved to the interior 'In thy sight is my delight', approximately 4mm in width. Tested yellow gold, approximately 4.4 grams in weight, maker's mark 'GP', late 18th century. The maker's mark 'GP' is attributed to the goldsmith George Purse of London who worked during the late 18th to early 19th centuries. See Evans, J., 'English Posies and Posy Rings' p. 61 for examples of this posy. Accompanied by a copy of an article about shipwrecks off the coast of Penzance. Amongst the treasures found, was one posy ring inscribed with the same posy 'In thy sight is my delight' which formed part of the collection housed in the Admiral Benbow Inn, Penzance.
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