1790s Neoclassical Onyx Cameo of Paris Ring
1790s Neoclassical Onyx Cameo of Paris Ring
1790s Neoclassical Onyx Cameo of Paris Ring
1790s Neoclassical Onyx Cameo of Paris Ring

1790s Neoclassical Onyx Cameo of Paris Ring

c. 1790 Italy

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The oval two color onyx cameo depicting the profile of Paris facing right.

Mounted in 18Kt gold and enamel renaissance revival setting signed A. Codognato Venezia

Size of the top: 31 mm
Finger size: 9
Weight: 27.4 gr

Paris, the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends. Probably the best known was his elopement with Helen, queen of Sparta, this bling one of the immediate causes of the Trojan War. Later in the war, he fatally wounds Achilles in the heel with an arrow as foretold by Achilles’s mother Thetis.
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Bernardo Antichità

Bernardo Antichità
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