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Victorian "Hand & Wheat" Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring

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Victorian "Hand & Wheat" Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,100.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1890

A cool Victorian signet ring made the the highly esteemed jeweller Charles Green & Son. It's modelled in 18k yellow gold, the round carnelian panel carved with an English heraldic crest that, according to Fairbairn, belonged to the Denny, Matcham, and Thomson families. The crest depicts "a cubit arm (vested az.) holding five wheat-ears". The ring dates to c.1890, with simple yet elegant chased shoulder detailing.

STONES

Round Carnelian Agate panel

MEASUREMENTS

13.7 x 12.8mm - Width of band: 2.2mm

WEIGHT

4.8g

MARKS

Charles Green & Son Maker's Mark - Tests as 18k gold

CONDITION

Very good, with fine antique patina. Some wear to the back of the head on one side

Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring Victorian Hand & Wheat Carnelian Intaglio Signet Ring