Finger ring with engraving: Venus and Cupid | 4 | - 3rd Century BC |Hellenistic
Ear-ring. Roman Gold, emerald, pearl. 4,8 cm Inventory number: H1836 http://www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/en/
The oval gold locket enameled with black and white pea-pod ornament at the sides is mounted on the lid with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and with an onyx cameo bust of Cleopatra with the asp on the back. Inside there is an enameled miniature of Charles I (1600-1648) facing front with a melancholy expression, wearing sash of the Order head standing out against a celestial blue ground. Locket: early 17th century, Cameo: second half of the 16th century.
RING WITH SEAL FROM MESOPOTAMIA AND RUBIES
Gold seal , the pointed oval mount set with a red jasper intaglio of two hands clasped in friendship, surrounded by a Latin inscription in Lombardic script: + SUM SINGUM AMORIS, translating I am the sign of love. At the back of the mount, behind the cross marking the beginning of the inscription there is a suspension loop. Mount and gem 13th century.
A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING Hellenistic Period, Circa 3rd Century B.C., engraved with a partially draped bust of Asklepios in profile to the right, the bearded god with a large eye and a fillet in his long hair, his abbreviated staff projecting from one shoulder.
Gold pendant, on one side the medallic portrait bust of Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1581-1655) inscribed CHRISTIAN DG MARCH BRANDE, the back with another of his wife, Maria of Prussia (1579-1649) inscribed MARIA DG MARCH BRANDE, both facing in profile towards the right, details of dress enameled in colours, surmounted by blue, green and white scrollwork with suspension loop, hanging pearl below. German, Christian Maler, c.1610.
Hellenistic Gold ring with Engraved Siren Culture : Greek, Hellenistic Period : late 4th century B.C. Material : Gold, D: 202 cm
The oval gold frame, enamelled with white, sky and dark blue trails of flowers and leaves surrounds a bust of Cleopatra, head and bust in agate, blue snake coiled around her right arm and hand, facing towards the front, within an inner border of fruit and flowers. 16th century.
This gold ring depicts the Greek goddess of wisdom and war, Athena, in a lively manner-- with flowing hair, a large triple-crested helmet, and the characteristic aegis (shield or breastplate) around her neck. 3rd cent BC