Antique Georgian 12/15k Sepia Passion Ring w/ Red & White Enamel
Details: Beautiful and distinctive Georgian-era sepia passion ring depicting a young woman putting a wreathe (fuel) on the flames of passion. In the sky above is her is cupid carrying a dish of flames. The sepia painting is finely drawn and lightly tinted. It sits under a convex rock crystal face that serves to magnify the painting The painting is surrounded by a detailed border of red (passion) and white (unmarried) enamel.
This is most likely a marriage proposal piece. The shank has been completely rebuilt but is older and hand fabricated. The back of the ring is engraved with initials and a date. This is a very special and collectable piece and is in good antique condition for a ring with so many years of history.
Measurements: The face of the ring is larger, about 1" North/South and 1/2" East /West. The ring is a size 6.
Origin: Purchased in England, this piece does not have any hallmarks. Engraved E. S. to M. Davies, 1787.
Notes: This ring should be carefully cared for and should not be submerged in water. The ring can be sized, please note the size in "Special Instructions." The band and the ring are wide so please size 1/2 size up. Depending on the work, fees will be assessed.