Antique Gold Ring with Chain
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The circular, scalloped raised mount with a cup set garnet with a seed pearl accented surround, pear form motif to underwork, and with twist and bead detailing to shank, gold testing 22KT, suspended from a link chain with engraved accents, testing indicates chain with high copper content.
Ring size 7; Chain 24.5
Ring 5.1 dwt.
Christie's "Rings from Antiquity to the Present Day" (London), October 5, 1988, Lot 356; accompanied with auction catalogue, price list, and related documentation.
Garnet with abrading; either soil or enamel loss to pear form motifs; ring appears to have repair at cup.
$300 - 600