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French 18ct Gold Belle Epoque Lion Ring set with a Diamond

896M
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A beautifully modelled 18ct gold ring of a lion’s head that was made circa 1900-1910. He is holding a diamond in his jaw. It is a lovely and original Art Nouveau ring that could have been made in Belgium and was then retailed in France as it has the owl mark as well as the eagle’s head.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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There are many reproductions but this is the real deal!

Date & Origin

Condition

Very Good

Provenance

Belgian / French

Materials

Gold Diamond

Hallmarks

Eagle's head (for 18ct gold) Owl hallmark that was struck in jewellery in finished condition that was brought to be examined by the French assay office. Therefore one cannot be sure of the origin of a piece of jewellery with this hallmark. It has been used since 1893.

Measurements

Width across 1.5 cm
From top of head to base 1.5 cm
Diamond 10 points

Item Number

896M
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