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Antique 18kt Gold, Agate, and Diamond Ring

Auction:
2250
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$5,758$4,900

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2250
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2004 12:00PM

Description:

Antique 18kt Gold, Agate, and Diamond Ring, centered by an agate cameo depicting Christ, surrounded by sixteen old mine-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. 4.00 cts., the shoulders with diamond and ruby bishop's and archbishop's symbols, size 10, (with ring guard).

Note: Lots 230 and 232 were purchased in the 1920s from a dealer in Mexican antiques and curios. Correspondence, invoices and speculations concerning the ring's original owner accompany the lot.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Keywords

diamond and ruby bishop , archbishop , dealer, original owner , Cameo, Diamant, Diamond, Gemstones, Glass art, Hardstone carving, Jewellery, Rings

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