Large Gold and Carved Cameo Zeus Ring, circa 1870
Set with a finely carved agate cameo depicting Zeus, god of thunder, his head entwined with polished laurel leaves. Applied on each shoulder of the reeded gold bezel are gold laurel leaves centering a large old-European-cut diamond.
Mount measures 1 x 1 in. (2.5 x 2.5 cm), the cameo: 11.9 x 6.4 mm
Ring size 12 ½