Antique Georgian ring. 18k gold, carnelian carved intaglio cameo. Made in France, 18th century. Unisex - suitable for a man or a woman.
Measurements: Weight is 4.6 grams. US size 8.25. Length of bezel is 21mm.
Description : Classic Georgian sensibility, style and dimentions. The rounded, full oval shape set with a carved carnelian intaglio. It depicts a man facing right. Full beard and foliate bandeau, tied in a bow at the back. Very nice detail. The cameo is set in a typically Georgian simple frame with beaded border in gold. The back is as lovely as the front. It consists of a swirling circle of gold, with the same beaded border as the upper surface. The simple gold shank divides into 3 simple leaves at the shoulders.
Typically Georgian, the ring is relatively flat and sits beautifully on the finger. Suitable for a man or a woman.
Marks and Metal: Outside of the shank has an old French eagle head (for 18k gold) and a small remnant of a maker's mark lozenge.
Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.
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