An 18ct gold Georgian cameo ring. The navette shaped bezel set with an agate cameo of Athena ( the Greek goddess of war and wisdom ). The navette bezel held by volute shoulders, reeded shank. Circa 1795. Measurements, ring size GB size S, US size 9 3/4-10. Bezel 15/16" ( 2.35 cm ) by 1/2" ( 1.3 cm ). ( This ring can not be sized ). Condition, Very Good, the gold has been acid tested as 18ct gold. The centres of the volute shoulders were formally enamelled in black, some traces of which remain.
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