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Late Victorian Falcon Intaglio Signet Ring "Virtue & Wisdom"

$2,950.00

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Late Victorian Falcon Intaglio Signet Ring "Virtue & Wisdom"

$2,950.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1890

A cool antique intaglio signet / pinky ring dating from the late 19th century, circa 1890. The face displays an English heraldic crest - a bird of prey - along with the Latin motto "VIRTUTE ET SAPIENTIA", or Virtue and Wisdom (which, incidentally, is the motto of the University of Bucharest). It was made by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company of 112 Regent Street, London, who would later amalgamate with Garrard & Co. Crafted in 18 karat gold with London hallmarks and G&S Co Ltd maker's mark to the inner band.

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 13.2 x 12.5mm

Width of band: 3.8mm

WEIGHT 

9.5g

MARKS 

English hallmarks for 18k gold

G&S Co Ltd maker's mark 

CONDITION 

Very good, some wear commensurate with age and use. Excellent antique patina

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