Post Medieval gold posy ring 'in love love abide till death divide' circa 17-18th century.


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Post Medieval gold posy ring 'in love love abide till death divide' circa 17th- 18th century. A smoothly conforming yellow gold D-shape band, engraved to the interior in italic script 'in love abide till death divide', approximately 3.5mm in width and 1.2mm thick. Tested yellow gold, approximately 3.14 grams in weight, maker's stamp 'TS' in rectangular cartouche, possibly for goldsmith Thomas Sharp, circa 17-18th century.

For items of comparison see The British Museum, museum number AF.1534, for this maker's stamp or very similar and The British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme Database, record id. KENT-F5292E for a ring with the same posy to the interior.

Ring size guide: N½

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Post Medieval gold posy ring 'in love love abide till death divide' circa 17-18th century.
Post Medieval gold posy ring 'in love love abide till death divide' circa 17th- 18th century. A smoothly conforming yellow gold D-shape band, engraved to the interior in italic script 'in love abide till death divide', approximately 3.5mm in width and 1.2mm thick. Tested yellow gold, approximately 3.14 grams in weight, maker's stamp 'TS' in rectangular cartouche, possibly for goldsmith Thomas Sharp, circa 17-18th century. For items of comparison see The British Museum, museum number AF.1534, for this maker's stamp or very similar and The British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme Database, record id. KENT-F5292E for a ring with the same posy to the interior.
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