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Georgian Neoclassical hardstone cameo ring of Arethusa

£495.00 Approx $621.86, €576.25

Code: 12245

This is a fabulous hardstone cameo ring, dating to the early 19th century. The ring is made from 18k gold (tested but not marked). It is set with an onyx cameo, sculpted with a female head - likely a rendering of Arethusa. It is a nice ring in good antique condition.

OBJECT: Cameo ring

CULTURE: Classical Revival

DATE: 19th century

MATERIAL:  Onyx & 18k Gold

SIZE: 22mm x 19mm x 2mm ( cameo 14mm x 11mm x 4mm)

RING SIZE:    6 1/4   (US)      M 1/2 (UK)

WEIGHT: 3.5 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cambridge.