Antique Neo Classic Archaeological / Egyptian Revival ring. 18 karat gold and sapphire. Made circa 1880 in France. Measurements: Approximately US size 6.
Sapphire is 1.75ct approximately. A very solid and well made figural ring in the Neo Classic, Archaeological / Egyptian Revival style popular during the late Victorian era. The sturdy gold shank broadens towards the shoulders which are modelled in the form of a pair of pharoah or sphynx heads.Downcast eyes, straight hair, lotus crown on the forehead with papyrus or sheathes of wheat on either side. The top of the shank is set with a cabochon sapphire. Marks: the outside of the shank has the French eagle head hallmark for 18k gold. Gold was also acid tested to ensure metal purity.
Condition: minor wear commensurate with age. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer.Independant appraisal available to new owner. Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. Feel free to ask question. We would appreciate it if you notify us in advance, and explain the reason for the return. Please pack carefully to ensure the item reaches us in the same condition it left here and don't forget to insure and track properly. These charges are the buyers responsibility. The item "Antique Egyptian Revival Ring 18k Gold Sapphire French Sphynx w Appraisal (6034)" is in sale since Monday, March 16, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings". The seller is "brendaginsberg" and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.