Gold posy ring, 'A mitte for a milleau', 18th century.


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Gold posy ring, 'A mitte for a milleau'. A half round band with the interior engraved 'A mitte for a milleau' on a smooth solid shank. Yellow gold, 1.57g in weight, approximately 2mm in width, 18th century.

Formerly part of a private UK collection. This insription is recorded in 'English Posies and Posy Rings' by Evans. J (1931) page 19. It is a variation on the saying 'A mite for a million', seen on a ring given by Issak Walton to the Lord Bishop of Winton, 'The complete angler, or Contemplative man's recreation', (1815) page 62.

Ring size guide: L

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