Medieval Gold Tart Mold Ring with dark red garnet 12-13th century AD – SOLD

Beautiful “tart mold” ring or “pie-crush” ring with dark red garnet. Typical example of ring that originates in the Gothic era. The name signifies that the bezel is in the shape of a mold or dish, sometimes further articulated on the underside, like this ring.

Source: Toward an Art History of Medieval Rings – A private collection

Material: Gold 17,17 carat (with X-ray fluorescence results)
Weight: 2,53 gram
Date: Medieval period, ca. 12-13th century AD
Measurement: overall: , Ringsize: 17 mm USA: 6 1/2
Condition: Extremely fine condition, wearable


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