06 février 2011
Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century.
Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century. photo Sotheby's The hardstone cameo featuring the bust of Herakles or Omphale (in his guise) facing left, wearing the lion skin headdress, paws crossed at the neckline, the hardstone cameo signed Santarelli, size approximately 6½. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD NOTE: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli (1769-1826), a highly skilled Italian gem engraver and medallist, worked as engraver to Mints of Milan and Parma,... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2009
Gold and Renaissance cameo ring Gold ring, the irregular oval shaped bezel set with a nice onyx cameo. The elegant lady, in profile to the right, is richly dressed. The hairstyle points to a french origin. Good condition with a chip on the nose. Probably french, late 16th century, for the cameo. Early 19th century for the mounting. Price 3 800 € Fabian de MONTJOYE - email@example.com - http://www.fabiandemontjoye.com
10 avril 2009
An engaging 14K gold cameo ring with a carved agate portrait of King Arthur. Circa 1900. Price: 2 450 € M.S. RAU ANTIQUES firstname.lastname@example.org