ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ERA 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED HARDSTONE MUSE CAMEO RING c1780
An antique 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) ring, holding a finely hand carved agate hardstone cameo of a classical muse or goddess.
A very collectible Georgian era cameo...so wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally good. Ring shank probably removed in antiquity, converted to a brooch and recently made back into a ring. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Shallow denting to bezel. Damage to gold on back, see pics.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Cameo 32 x 19 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: K or 5 ½ US (can be resized within reason).
WEIGHT: Approx. 5.8 grams.