Large Gold Diamond Carved Cameo Ring, circa 1870
A striking oval 14k yellow gold ring set with a finely carved agate cameo depicting Zeus, god of thunder, his head entwined with polished laurel leaves. Applied on each shoulder and top of shank with three rose gold laurel leaves centering a cushion shaped old mine-cut diamond weighing approx. 1/2 carat each.
Ring size 13.Mount measures 1 x 1 in. (2.5 x 2.5 cm.), the cameo: 11.9 x 6.4 mm.