Georgian gold posy ring 'If I can merit I shall inherit', circa 18th century.

GBP 3,700.00

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Object Description

Georgian gold posy ring ‘If I can merit I shall inherit’. A smoothly conforming slim D-shape band, engraved to the interior in italic script ‘If I can merit I shall inherit’, approximately 2mm in width. Tested yellow gold, approximately 1g in weight, circa 18th century.

To date, there is no record of this posy, making this piece completely unique- for the comprehensive catalogue of known posies, see Evans, J., ‘English Posies and Posy Rings’, 1931.

Size K 1/2

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