This boldly distinctive gold class ring features an intricate lapis-lazuli intaglio with an unidentified Christian school shield and a motto. The stone is set in a chamfered rectangular bezel. The oval shield features a cross with a cross above, supported by a lion and a griffin, both rampant. The motto below is NOBLESSE OBLIGE. The ring itself is 14 carat gold with a decorative pitted surface. Inscribed in cartouche on the shoulders are the school initials MS and the year number 31. Marked BBB for Bailey Banks & Biddle an old Philadelphia jewelry firm and 14K. Also inscribed on the inside with the initials E.D. in script. Ring and stone is excellent vintage condition.
Size: 5.25 (can be sized)
Total weight: 5.8 grams
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