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Medieval Gold Black Letter 'Joie Honour Joie' Posy Ring

Lot 1102 View Catalog

Description

Circa 15th century AD A dished gold posy ring with engraved floral symbols separating the three words; inscribed externally in black letter 'Joie Honour Joie', the words only inlaid in white enamel. Gold, 2.34 grams, 18 mm overall (approximate size British L 1/2, USA 6, Europe 11.87, Japan 11") (3/4") Property of a Worcester Gentleman; by inheritance; believed found on a river bank footpath near Gloucester, UK, early 1970s.

Condition

Very fine, the enamel almost fully present.
Buyer's Premium

20%

Estimate £1,800 – £2,400
Starting Bid £1,800
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4:00 AM - Mar 16, 2012
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TimeLine Auctions Ltd.

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