Antique Art Nouveau scarab ring in the Egyptian Revival style. 14k gold and lapis lazuli. Made circa 1895-1905 by George O. Street & Sons, New York, New York, USA. Unisex suitable for a man or woman. <P><P>
Measurements: US size 4.25. Weighs 6.3 grams. <P><P>
Description : Perfect as a pinky ring for a man or a woman, it could be worn on any finger. Made during the second half of the 19th century at the height of the Egyptian Revival craze in Europe and America with strong Art Nouveau design. The bezel in the form of a bright blue scarab carved from lapis lazuli. It is set in 14k gold, beautifully modelled with lotus flowers in full bloom seen in profile on the shoulders, tapering to twined stems running down the sides of the shank. <P><P>
Geo. O. Street & Co., later called George O. Street & Co. were high end jewelry manufacturers in New York, New York, seemingly specialising in cameos and other related items. <P><P>
Marks: Inside the shank has company logo S inside an oval and 14 for gold standard. Hand engraved 42974 very lightly visible. <P><P>
Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age/use. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.
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