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Grand Tour Georgian Carved Intaglio & Lapis Lazuli Ring

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An unusual Georgian ring with a carved carnelian intaglio of the man’s head in the centre and two oval cabochon lapis lazuli stones on either side. It was made circa 1800-1820 when a trip to Italy on what was known as “The Grand Tour” was a must for any young person’s education. The tourist shops in places like Naples, and Rome produced jewellery to commemorate their Roman and Etruscan past. This ring is a typical example of what would have been sold.

Written by Olly Gerrish
Date & OriginGeorgian (1714-1830), English
MeasurementsAcross top section width ⅝ in / 1.6 cm
Height ⅜ in / 0.9 cm
Current Size TBC Eligible for Free Sizing
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ConditionVery good
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to 9ct gold
ProvenanceEnglish
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