Antique 18th Century Gold Poesy Ring Not the Value but my Love

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Poesy (posey) Rings were popular during the 15th through the 17th centuries in both England and France as lovers' gifts. The quotations were often from contemporary courtship stories and usually inscribed on the inner surface of the ring; they were given to show regard or as a gift. This beautiful ring dates to the mid 1700s and is a size 7.75, it reads “not the value but my love”. A beautiful sentiment, and a good size.
Details
Of the Period
Georgian
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1750
Period
Mid-18th Century
Metal
18k Gold
Yellow Gold
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Weight
2.3g
Dealer Location
Sale, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU17322860063
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2015
Located in Sale, Cheshire

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