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Georgian Medusa Cameo Ring

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Georgian Medusa Cameo Ring

$5,500.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1790

An astonishing Georgian cameo ring depicting the Gorgon Sister Medusa, carved from malachite. The quality of the carving is exceptionally high, with realistic hair, snakes curling around her neck, and a look of horror/disgust on her face. The ring is substantial, modelled in 22k gold (18k gold band) and dating to circa 1790.

STONES

Malachite Cameo

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 2.4 x 2.0cm - Rise off finger: 9.9mm - Width of band: 3.4mm

WEIGHT

17.1g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 22k gold (head) and 18k gold (band)

CONDITION

Very good, with light antique patina

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