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1950s "Lion & Crossed Quills" Intaglio Signet Ring

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1950s "Lion & Crossed Quills" Intaglio Signet Ring

$850.00


Description

DATE: Vintage, c.1950

A particularly cool English heraldic signet ring dating from the 1950s. The cushion shaped head has been intaglio carved (by hand) with a crest depicting a recumbent lion in from of two crossed quills. It's relatively substantial, crafted in 9 karat gold with Birmingham hallmarks, and has developed a fine patina over the years.

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 1.5 x 1.3cm

Width of band: 5.2mm

WEIGHT 

11.6g

MARKS 

English hallmarks for 9k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, with fine vintage patina

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