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A Medieval Gold Fede Ring

solid gold, with two hands holding flowers, flanking a heart.

15th Century

Height: 23 mm. (0 15/16 in.)

U.S. ring size: 8.5


ex: private British collection 1990s, thence by descent

Comparanda: Dalton, O.M; Franks bequest. Catalogue of the finger rings, early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, mediaeval and later, bequeathed by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, K. C. B., in which are included the other rings of the same periods in the museum (London, 1912) p.166, no.1030 The British Museum, London mus. no. 1865,0408.61

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