Medieval Silver Ring with Carnelian Intaglio with an image of Bull, Star and Laurel Wreath- Coat of Arms of Moldavia at the time of Stephen III the Great and probably belonged from some of his boyars (aristocrats and members of his closer circle, advisers, rulers of provinces etc.). At the time Stephen III latter called the Great was the only defence against the Othoman invasion and even had close relations with Vlad III Dracula who gave him a support.
Lovely medieval style over the precisely selected high quality carnelian stone and deeply cutted image with all symbols perfectly visable in negative and positive over the plasticine.
Very well preserved and still Wearable!
Date: 15th.-16th. Century AD.
Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Ring with Carnelian Intaglio and image:Coat of Arms of Moldavia at the time of Stephen III the Great
- Century/ Timeframe
- 15th.-16th. Century AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo