Finger-ring; gold, slender hoop; bezel a large oval setting with four claws containing a cabochon amethyst.
- Diameter: 1.02 inches
- Weight: 96 grains
This ring is no. 49 in the Londesborough Collection catalogue. Crofton Croker describes it as, 'Episcopal Ring. Gold, with pale amethyst. The stone a regular oval, with five capsular marks on the face. It is secured in the collet by projecting clamps, as in No. 45; one of which passes through the centre of the stone. The shank plain and of modern workmanship. Bought at Boulogne for £3.'
Prehistory and Europe
- Londesborough Collection 49
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Object reference number: MCM6501
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