A Georgian ruby, emerald and diamond painted miniature giardinetti ring,
the oval painted portrait of a lady with a blue bonnet and pink shawl, to an incised gold frame. An enamelled basket above, with sprays and garlands of flowers and leaves, grain set with foiled emeralds, rubies and rose cut diamonds, with a smaller spray below. A closed back setting with tapered reeded shoulders and back. Tested as approximately 18ct gold. Head 25 x 13mm, 4.65g.
Finger size P
Provenance: The Peter and Pat Crofts Collection
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Sold for £900
Some wear and scratches to the miniature.
One emerald deficient.
Deterioration to the foil.
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Monday 15 November 11.00am – 4pm
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Stansted Mountfitchet Auction Rooms, Essex, CM24 8GE
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Monday 29 November 9.30am – 4.30pm
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