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Puzzle ring

18th century

Gold puzzle ring, the four hoops interlaced at the bezel to form a double knot

21.18 mm internal ring diameter; 8.81 g weight

Bought in London

Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897; WA1897.CDEF.F611

Taylor and Scarisbrick, Finger Rings from Ancient Egypt to the present day, 1978, no. 725