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Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring

$1,400.00

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Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring

$1,400.00


Description

DATE:  Victorian, c.1840

Cute early Victorian cameo ring depicting a pensive cherub modelled after one that features in Raphael's painting Sistine Madonna. The cameo is carved from a piece of black Vesuvian lava, mounted in a textured bezel mount with one wing slightly overlapping the border. Crafted in 9 karat gold it dates from the 1840s.

STONES 

Lava

MEASUREMENTS 

Size: 6

Head: 9.3 x 11.9mm

WEIGHT 

2.2g

MARKS 

Stamped 9ct

CONDITION 

Good, some general wear commensurate with age and use. The cameo is quite worn, but the subject remains distinct

Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring Early Victorian Raphael's Cherub Lava Cameo Ring

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