• SOLD Georgian Paste Memorial Ring

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    An interesting and intriguing early Georgian ring, dated 1742. This ring is actually a costume piece in that it is made from only metal and glass paste, though its style could not be more recognisable. A classic from this period, with the lovely scalloped band and a fully carved inscription around the outside: 'Sarah Baker OBT May 3 1742 AET 9'. The paste at the top has been foil backed and has a slight remaining pink glow beneath the surface. The paste is fairly rubbed, though other than this, the ring is in lovely condition.

    A true piece of history that would add wonder to any Georgian collection, particularly as it is costume, making it unusual in that instance alone. 

    Details:

    Materials - Metal, Paste

    Age - Dated 1742

    Size - The central paste measures approx. 6mm by 6mm

            Ring size  UK J 1/4  US 4 3/4  This ring cannot be resized

    Condition - Good. The central paste is fairly rubbed on the surface

    Weight - 1.75g