Physalis ring

PF 145.6


Lantern plant 


Made in Belgium

Approximately 1890-1900

Unknown maker

750/1000 gold 18 ct, Rose and old European briljant cut diamonds

8,8 x 15,4 mm

2,3 grams 



This antique 18 crt gold ring depicts a Physalis, commonly known as a Japanese lantern or Chinese lantern plant, identifiable by the bright orange to red papery covering over its fruit, which resembles a lantern. Once this cover is dried, the fruit is seen. The fruit of the edible variety is called Goldenberry.

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