Antique Ruby Diamond She Wolf Signet Intaglio Ring
Antique Ruby Diamond She Wolf Signet Intaglio Ring
Antique Ruby Diamond She Wolf Signet Intaglio Ring

Antique Ruby Diamond She Wolf Signet Intaglio Ring

c. 1820 Italy

Offered by Bernardo Antichità

£5,000 gbp
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The oval ruby engraved with a she wolf suckling a child, in the other side the inscription AMOR (Rome at the contrary)

Size of the stone: 15 mm wide, all the top 24 mm

Mounted as a ring in 18Kt yellow gold setting flanked by claw set round cut diamonds and round cut rubies.

Finger size: 5 3/4

Weight: 9.1 gr

The depiction of a she wolf suckling only one child is very ancient and it was of Etruscan origin as shown in a IV century B.C. tombstone, the tradition of the she wolf with the Twins is only from III century B.C.
Excellent
Dimensions
Weight 9.10g (0.29oz t)
Medium
Gold
Bernardo Antichità

Bernardo Antichità
Ponte Vecchio 44 & Four Seasons Hotel
Firenze
50125
Italy

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