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Mid-Victorian "Hawk & Oak" Intaglio Signet Ring

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Mid-Victorian "Hawk & Oak" Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,550.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, 1874

This antique signet ring has been carved with an heraldic intaglio crest depicting a hawk, with wings spread out, perched on top of an oak tree stump with tiny little oak leaves. According to Fairbairn's Book of Crest, this particular seal was used by the Bell, Donovan, and Douglas families in Britain.

The ring is modelled in 15k gold, with clear English hallmarks, and typically mid-Victorian styling to the shoulders. 

STONES

Sardonyx Panel

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 15.4 x 13.5mm - Width of band: 4.2mm

WEIGHT

6.8g

MARKS

English hallmarks for 15 karat gold, Birmingham 1874

CONDITION

Very good, with lovely antique patina

Mid-Victorian Hawk & Oak Intaglio Signet Ring Mid-Victorian Hawk & Oak Intaglio Signet Ring Mid-Victorian Hawk & Oak Intaglio Signet Ring Mid-Victorian Hawk & Oak Intaglio Signet Ring Mid-Victorian Hawk & Oak Intaglio Signet Ring