French Masquerade Ball Ring Opal Painted Face Portrait Vintage 18k Yellow Gold

$3,189.00

 

Overview:

Distinct and unusual vintage cocktail ring, crafted in 18 karat yellow gold.

Eighteen 2.5mm opals frame the painted oval ceramic in a distinct navette mount. The woman is painted with elaborate coiffed hair in full dress & mask. The opals show a vivid color matrix from green to blue, red, yellow and bits or turquoise and purple. Note: slight chip to one opal (visible under a 10x loupe).

Can you imagine the fabulous time she had at the Masquerade Ball?

French hallmarks at the base of the ring.

The ring is in very good condition.

Specifications:

Weight: 6.6 grams

Stones: Eighteen 2.5mm opals frame the painted oval ceramic in a distinct navette mount. The woman is painted with elaborate coiffed hair in full dress & mask. The opals show a vivid color matrix from green to blue, red, yellow and bits or turquoise and purple. Note: slight chip to one opal (visible under a 10x loupe).

Size & Measurements: The ring is a size 5 3/4 (sizable). The mount measures 26mm in length (1.02 inches) and 12mm wide (0.47 inches), rising 5.5mm from the finger.

Metal & Hallmark: 18 karat yellow gold. The base of the ring features the French eagle hallmark (French assay mark for 18k gold).