Tudor Period Silver Clasped Hands "Fede" Ring

Tudor Period Silver Clasped Hands "Fede" Ring
Tudor, ca. 16th - 17th century

Tudor Period Silver Clasped-Hands "Fede Ring"

This is a nice Tudor period silver ring with clasped hands „Fede Ring“.
A fede ring is a design of ring in which two hands meet and are clasped in friendship, love or betrothal. The design is ancient going back to Roman times if not before. It became prominent in the medieval period from the 12th century onwards and in more modern times.The name fede is from the Italian phrase mani in fede or hands clasped in faith.

Date: Tudor, ca. 16th - 17th century
Material: Silver
Size: outer Ø ca. 2,3 cm
Condition: intact
Provenance: private collection of V.S., formed before 1980

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Lot details
Tudor Period
Clasped Hands "Fede" Ring
Century/ Timeframe
Tudor, ca. 16th - 17th century
Good Condition, See Photo
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