04 février 2014

Carved Moonstone Cameo at Nelson Rarities, Inc

Carved Moonstone Cameo, Rose-Cut Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby And Gold Brooch Of Queen Elizabeth I In Period Costume. Photo courtesy Nelson Rarities, Inc Victorian Carved Moonstone Cameo Mounted In A Carved Filigree Gold Ring. Photo courtesy Nelson Rarities, Inc Nelson Rarities, Inc. Two Monument Square. Seventh Floor. Box 453. Portland, Me 04112 - 1-800-882-3150 - www.nelsonrarities.com
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29 juin 2013

French or Italian, circa 1600, Cameo with a bust of Christ

French or Italian, circa 1600, Cameo with a bust of Christ. Photo courtesy Sotheby's inscribed:APPAETHPIAET KAOXEE; sardonyx, set in a later gold ring; cameo: 24mm., 1in.ring: 18mm., 11/16 in. inside diameter. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP NOTE: The presence of a Greek inscription on the back of this finely carved cameo, translated as "let me be your salvation and your promise", is unusual. Greek inscriptions can be found on a small number of carved gems, such as the cameo of the Emperor Commodus... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2013

Cameo Ring with Marie Antoinette and the Dauphin, French, late 18th century

Cameo Ring with Marie Antoinette and the Dauphin, French, late 18th century, gold, silver, diamonds, sardonyx, 3/4 x 11/16 in. (1.9 x 1.7 cm). The Walters Art Museum The rectangular bezel of this ring is set with a sardonyx cameo featuring portrait busts of Queen Marie Antoinette of France (1755-93) and her son the Dauphin (1785-95). The cameo is surrounded by a border of diamond sparks in silver mounts (collets). The forked shoulders each enclose a tulip originally set with a crystal and connect to the channeled... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2011

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century.

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century. photo Sotheby's The hardstone cameo featuring the bust of Herakles or Omphale (in his guise) facing left, wearing the lion skin headdress, paws crossed at the neckline, the hardstone cameo signed Santarelli, size approximately 6½. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD NOTE: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli (1769-1826), a highly skilled Italian gem engraver and medallist, worked as engraver to Mints of Milan and Parma,... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009

Gold and Renaissance cameo ring

Gold and Renaissance cameo ring Gold ring, the irregular oval shaped bezel set with a nice onyx cameo. The elegant lady, in profile to the right, is richly dressed. The hairstyle points to a french origin. Good condition with a chip on the nose. Probably french, late 16th century, for the cameo. Early 19th century for the mounting. Price 3 800 € Fabian de MONTJOYE - fabian.de.montjoye@club.fr - http://www.fabiandemontjoye.com
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10 avril 2009

An engaging 14K gold cameo ring with a carved agate portrait of King Arthur. Circa 1900.

An engaging 14K gold cameo ring with a carved agate portrait of King Arthur. Circa 1900. Price: 2 450 € M.S. RAU ANTIQUES info@rauantiques.com
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