Limoges 18ct Gold Dress Ring c.1910
A beautiful antique 18ct gold Limoges Enamel Dress ring.
Dating to c.1900 - 1920. The style and subject of the ring is typically Art Nouveau.
The painted enamel panel depicts a side view of a female with a bright iridescent head covering.
The reverse is signed by the artist (indistinct) and faintly signed "Limoges".
French Eagle assay mark to the outer band to show that the ring is constructed from 18ct gold.
UK Size N 1/2
US Size 6 3/4
The panel is 21 mm in length.
Limoges enamels are finely detailed and painted by hand. The process involves firing several layers of enamel over a base panel. Limoges is a region in France where this technique was mastered and became very popular. It is often viewed as the region which produces the highest quality enamel work.
Nice clean condition. No damage to the painting - the colours are vibrant. The signatures to the reverse are faint.
Free shipping worldwide and will be sent gift wrapped.