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1920s Heraldic Intaglio Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances

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1920s Heraldic Intaglio Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances

$850.00


Description

DATE: Art Deco, 1924

A fine quality vintage signet ring by the esteemed jewellers Deakin & Francis. The face has been carved with an English heraldic crest depicting an Arm - clad in armour - holding a Cross. According to Fairbarn's Book of Crests, this particular seal was adopted by the Molesworth family of Manchester. The piece is modelled in 9k yellow gold, and has developed a lovely vintage patina.

Deakin & Francis were established in 1786, and are best known for their gold cufflinks and signet rings.

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 14.3 x 11.3mm

Width of band: 3.4mm

WEIGHT

8.6g

MARKS

English hallmarks for 9k gold, Birmingham 1924

Deakin & Frances maker's mark - D&F

CONDITION

Very good, with fine vintage patina

1920s Heraldic Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances 1920s Heraldic Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances 1920s Heraldic Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances 1920s Heraldic Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances 1920s Heraldic Signet Ring by Deakin & Frances