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17th Century Stuart Crystal "Cherub & Heart" Memorial Ring

US UK

Description

DATE: 17th Century, c.1690

This rare and unusual 17th Century Stuart Crystal ring is set with a faceted rock crystal, behind which lies a remarkable mourning scene. A cherub kneels before an altar, on which rests a heart. The scene is surrounded by a cluster of rose cut diamonds, mounted in silver, with a closed-back head and pretty trifurcated shoulders. The ring dates to c.1690, and remains in remarkably good condition.

STONES

Faceted Rock Crystal and Rose Cut Diamonds

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 1.6 x 1.4cm - Width of band: 1.7mm

WEIGHT

3.9g

MARKS

No marks present, testsi as 15k gold

CONDITION

Very good, some general wear commensurate with age and use

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