Tortoiseshell and Gold Piquework Ring

Code: 10298


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This is a delightful Georgian gold and tortoiseshell finger ring, dating to the 18th century. The ring is beautifully crafted from a single piece of shell, the band carved and polished. On the bezel is decorated with an eye of twelve gold pliques hammered into the horn.  

OBJECT: FINGER RING

CULTURE:  GEORGIAN

DATE: c. 1750 - 1800 A.D.

MATERIAL: TORTOISESHELL & GOLD 9k

RING SIZE:    7  (US)     O  (UK)

SIZE: 21mm x 21mm x 4mm

WEIGHT:  0.4 grams

PROVENANCE:  Ex Reynolds Collection, Bath.

Tortoiseshell and Gold Piquework Ring