Ancient Post Medieval Gold Signet Ring Italian Marble Setting-18th Century For Sale
European Post Medieval
Circa: AD 18th Century
Size and weight:
UK Ring Size V, US Ring Size10.75 and8.5 grams
An unusual ring of signet style. Wide decorated shoulders incised line details
seen. The ring is set with an oval Italian Marble Cabochon with
wonderful cream to grey tones with veined details seen throughout. Very fine
and heavy gold gilt throughout the ring with associated wear. The ring has an
oval finger band with no distortion seen.Old French collection. Please
see images. Our Grade B.
Notes: Where it is possible to draw on reference material for similar
ring types / stylesthis is made available in the description
fromone of the following publications: Victoria and Albert Museum
Catalogue of Rings 1930 -
C.C.Oman (reprint 1993) - Scarisbrick/Henig - Finger
Rings(Ashmolean Museum Oxford - 2003) - BM Catalogue of Finger Rings
Greek, Etruscan and Roman (1907) re-printed 1968, Marshall, F.H
rings originate from private collections from both the UK and Europe. All ring
examples are carefully selected and graded (A, B and C please see below) with
all carefully cleaned and conserved as required. If a repair has been made,
this will be mentioned in the description.
Grade A – Very fine: with no defects and little band distortion
Grade B – Fine: minimum defects and band distortion
Grade C – Good to fine: with defects as stated in description
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Ancient Post Medieval Gold Signet Ring Italian Marble Setting-18th Century: $79