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Two gold and intaglio rings
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,440 GBP
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24
Two gold and intaglio rings
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,440 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two gold and intaglio rings
the first French, circa 1820, inset with a rectangular amethyst intaglio engraved with a sundered snake and the motto: se rejoindre ou mourir, flower-chased shank; the second with an oval amethyst intaglio carved with a putto riding a dolphin, reeded shoulders
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Catalogue Note

For the recurring image of Eros riding a dolphin, see

Georg Lippold, Gemmen und Kameen des Altertums und der Neuzeit, Stuttgart, 1922, pl.CXXV, no. 2.

Important Silver, Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu

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