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A GOLD AND CARNELIAN SIGNET RING OF DAVID SOLOMON SASSOON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

A GOLD AND CARNELIAN SIGNET RING OF DAVID SOLOMON SASSOON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

A GOLD AND CARNELIAN SIGNET RING OF DAVID SOLOMON SASSOON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

10,080

USD

A GOLD AND CARNELIAN SIGNET RING OF DAVID SOLOMON SASSOON, LATE 19TH CENTURY


the oval seal engraved with initials, Arabic, and Hebrew inscription, in chased gold shank

apparently unmarked

height of carnelian 5/8 in.

1.6 cm

In overall good condition, the mounting with signs of wear including scratches, nicks and a few small dents to the side of the bezel, the recessed areas with some minor discoloration, not noticeable when worn. The interior with a blackened finish which is heavily rubbed. The carnelian intaglio is of deep reddish brown color, intact and in good condition with the exception of some surface scratches. Length of ring approximately ⅝ inch.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent
The initials are DSDS; the Hebrew inscription reads "Graced by the Uppermost God, David Solomon David Sassoon"