Post Medieval Memorial Ring with Amethyst Intaglio
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Lot 2376 Details
18th-19th century AD. A gold round-section hoop with rectangular bezel, insert amethyst intaglio with portrait of a man in Roman style; inscription to the inner face: 'In memory of Twining(?) Esq., died 14(?"). aged 85'; in contemporary hinged case. 7.56 grams, 21.46 overall, 18.06 inner diameter (approximate size British P 1/2, USA 7 3/4, Europe 16.86, Japan 16) (3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired from a major Mayfair gallery; acquired on the London art market before 2000.