An Unusual Gold & Diamond Cross-shape "memento Mori" Or Skull Ring. 2nd Half 19c For Sale
X-ENTRIX GALLERYKim J. Nazziantiquaire
Rue de Rollebeek 36 - 1000 Brussels - Belgium
An unusual gold & diamond cross-shape "memento mori" or skull ring.
A large skull is placed into the middle of a cross, formed by four roses. The eyes are set with hand-facetted diamonds.
The shank has hallmarks for London (a crown) and is marked 375 for 9 carat gold. The other marks are illegible.
Rings such as this where worn to remind people of their carat gold / rose cut diamonds-o-Origin & date :
England. 2nd half 19th -- ; RING SIZE : 53 ; INTERN.DIAMETER: 17 - 18mm ; BEZEL: 25mm x 18mm ; WIDTH (shank): art & antique trade (UK)
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