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Victorian Bloodstone Horse Intaglio Signet Ring

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Victorian Bloodstone Horse Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,200.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, 1890

A fine antique signet ring set with a shield-shaped bloodstone panel carved with a heraldic intaglio crest and Latin motto. The motto reads "laetatur prae virtute", which translates as Joy Before Power. This sits beneath a horse one a shield, beneath the head of another horse. It's a reasonably substantial ring, modelled in 18 karat gold with clear English hallmarks dating to the year 1890.

STONES 

Bloodstone Panel

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 15.4 x 13.0mm

Width of band: 5.7mm

WEIGHT 

11.3g

MARKS 

English hallmarks for 18k gold, Birmingham 1890

CONDITION 

Very good, with lovely antique patina

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