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Item:372655840421Carnelian Intaglio: Young Man, Roman Antique 18. Jh in 750 Red Gold Ring Gem The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Our Articles For our reviews About Us The view ahead Exceptional Carnelian Intaglio in a Modern Rose Gold Ring, Antique or 18th C. Description In Roman times, intaglia in semi-precious stone was created for a variety of occasions. They had portraits of themselves cut in stone to give to friends and relatives. Scenes from mythology and depictions of the gods served as protection-making amulets. But Intaglien emerged as a precious gifts from the emperor to capture soldiers, civil servants or deserving citizens for dependable service. The present gem in carnelian could have been such a gift. We see a young face, concentrated the look goes right. The profile seems minimal turned from the level of the stone to us, resulting in the appearance of a special plasticity. Beautiful and rich in detail the hair is shown. The intaglio comes from a collection of antique gems, which were used in the same versions of classicism to 1800. This fact and the wealth of detail speaks for a Genesis in the Roman Empire. Gems in carnelian emerged at this time especially in Aquileia in particularly large numbers. see Erika Pfremmer Diehl: antique gems and its nightlife, Berlin/New York 2007, including S. 136, p. 143, p. 144, etc. At the same time, the kind of display is turned slightly from the profile and impressively monumental for the small space of the stone, unusual for an ancient gem; possibly, the stone has been cut therefore also only in the 18th century. The emergence of time of such small Intaglien is for professional users sometimes inconclusive to determine; often, the concrete date must remain vague. Around 1800, after all, this was also already isn't more obvious and the stone was included in the mentioned collection. But either way: the representation has its own power, which directly affects. The carnelian came with its version to us, which concealed a defect at the bottom. The plain ring band emerged from international gold with the two Decorative bows right and left of the stone setting in our workshop according to models of classicism. The gem can be worn now back safely and with joy. Size and details Material:An Intaglio in Carnelian, 7,8 x 9,1 mm 750/000 rose gold, corresponds to 18 carats Stamp:Fineness "750" in the ring rail Size:The ring head max. 1,3 cm wide, the ring rail 2,2 Ring Size:52 (German ring gauge, corresponds to the circumference in mm). This ring can be changed in size by our Goldsmith. If you have questions, like to call us or write an email! Weight:3,4 g State:Very good, the ring band modern, the barrel of the carnelian probably from the early 19th century, the carnelian itself antique or from the 18th century. The carnelian with minimal scratches and a small chip at the bottom of the neckline of the portrait Certificate:Delivery with certificate Object no.:17-1306W Our Promise We want you to be satisfied 100%! Therefore, examine, describe, and we photograph all our jewellery pieces with the utmost care. Our reviews of the antique jewelry you can rely on our years of experience in the trade, as well as our expertise as a studied art historian. As a member of various dealer organizations, as well as the British Society of jewellery historians We committed ourselves here to utmost accuracy. In our descriptions we always also indicate any signs of age and broken, that we not hide in our photos - so you if our package comes to you need to experience any unpleasant surprises. Should you be even not satisfied for any reason, please contact us and we will find a common solution immediately. Regardless, you can return within 30 days from each article and we will refund you the full purchase price. 17-1306W powered by plentyMarkets Marke Markenlos
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Carnelian Intaglio: Young Man, Roman Antique 18. Jh in 750 Red Gold Ring Gem