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Georgian Venus Cameo Signet Ring

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Georgian Venus Cameo Signet Ring

$3,000.00


Description

DATE: Cameo, c.1820 - Ring Mount, contemporary

This cool signet ring features a Georgian period hardstone cameo set into a contemporary Georgian style ring mount. Depicted is Venus, the Roman goddess of love, sex, beauty, and fertility (Aphrodite in Greek mythology). Here she is depicted seated next to a flaming altar, or, it is possible this is a reference to the Medieval French poem Roman de la Rose, in which Venus sets fire to a castle in order to free the Rose. 

STONES

Agate Hardstone

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 2.4 x 2.0cm - Width of band: 2.2mm

WEIGHT

14.8g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION

Excellent

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