Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Centering on one Old European cut diamond weighing 4.16 carats (I2 clarity, K color) set within an exceptional platinum filigree mounting depicting bows which hold the diamond in place, completed by its original engraved shank, mounted in unmarked but tested platinum. GIA Report #2151040627 of October 9, 2012
Ring size 5
Approximately 4 dwt.
Of descent from the family of John Motley Morehead, 29th Governor of North Carolina, 1841-1845, who presented the ring as a gift to his daughter, Emma Morehead Gray, who bequeathed the ring to her daughter, Eugene Gray Hack.
An extremely well made and very unusual mounting of the period.
Copies of GIA Report and professional appraisal available upon request.
$4,000 - 8,000