Antique Armorial Clear Tassie Intaglio Ring

Antique Armorial Clear Tassie Intaglio Ring

A late 18th century armorial Tassie intaglio ring. Tassie is a glass version of a cameo or intaglio. It was named after James Tassie (1735-1799) who was a Scottish engraver. He created numerous miniature profiles and medals for the nobles in Britain, and made this type of intaglios very popular. This ring has an unusual shape of a diamond, and is set in 14k yellow gold, which was most likely done in mid 20th century. The ring has the natural patina in gold, and overall in very good condition. 

US Size: 6.5 (resizable)
N-S: Approximately 16.5mm (0.65")

$ 1,300