Georgian 18ct Yellow Gold Hand Painted Portrait Ring.
Rare and special Georgian portrait ring.
This whimsical painting of a young woman with a powdered wig and rosebuds wearing a ruffled, scoop necked gown is painted on ivory.
Decorative shoulder mounts join a flat shank. The back of the ring is filled as typical of the Georgian era. The portrait is covered in bevelled edged leaded glass.
Metal: Tests 18ct Yellow Gold.
Oval portrait painted on ivory 1.8cm x 1.2cm .
Cover: crystal glass. Total weight: 3gm
Condition: Small semi-circular crack in the bottom of the ivory at the bottom of the piece Not really noticebale with the naked eye but you can see it in the magnified photographs. Good for it's age