A gold and enamel ring set with a Renaissance cameo of Cupid.
The ring is probably English, late 17th century and the sardonyx cameo is Italian, 16th century.
Ring size N UK / 6.5 US.
The cameo measures 0.83 x 0.77cm
A fine gold band with fluted shoulders, hands in white enamel hold the bezel in which a high relief sardonyx cameo carved with the head of Cupid (Eros) is set within a rub over setting.
The ring is in original condition and without restoration, there is some loss to the enamel and a small crack to the lower left hand side of the cameo as can be seen clearly in the first two images.
‘Rings: Alice and Louis Koch Collection’, item no. 717.
Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Accession number: 302-1867.
Collection of the British Museum, Museum numbers: AF.1946, AF.1473 and AF.2023.
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3 500 €