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
5 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Specializing in fine antique and estate jewelry, art object. and collectibles
Visit our shop. If you don't see what you want, inquire, we have a wide variety of fine antique collectibles and jewelry