Very Fine Antique Silver Gilt Ring Large Sapphire Cabochon with Asterism
Very Fine Antique Silver Gilt Ring - Large Sapphire Cabochon with Asterism. UK Ring Size: Q ½: USA Ring Size: 8 ¼: Weight 5.42 grams. This is a very fine silver gilt mid-19. Century finger ring: The band and bezel are constructed from fine silver plait work with silver gilt pellets, roundels and filigree: The bezel is elevated 6 mm above the finger and is set with a large sapphire cabochon, which details inner asterism: The sapphire measures 13 mm x 9 mm approx. 3.8 carats and has an apex height of 4 mm: The sapphire has a deep night sky blue tone and the inner asterism is seen in multiple lighter rays. Reference: Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings: 1930 [out of print] Oman: C. The band has a fine oval and the bezel is well formed with delicate filigree work: 80 % of the original gilt work remains intact although this may wear some more if the ring is worn regularly: The sapphire has received some setting adhesive in the past to reduce case rocking. The item "Very Fine Antique Silver Gilt Ring Large Sapphire Cabochon with Asterism" is in sale since Thursday, September 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Rings\Gemstone". The seller is "ancientpasts" and is located in Peterborough. This item can be shipped worldwide.