-Austrian 1920 Deco Egyptian Revival Ring In 14Kt Yellow Gold With Guilloche Enamel
Egyptian revival ring designed by Alois Schmidt.
Beautiful antique ring, created in Vienna Austria at the goldsmith atelier of Alois Schmidt, back in the 1920. Crafted with art deco Egyptian revival patterns in solid yellow gold of 14 karats with high polished finish. The main decorative element is oval and depicts an Egyptian image of two masonry workers putting together bricks. Embellished with engine turned guilloche topped with clear enamel and surrounded by a frame of color enamels.
Egyptian Revival Jewelry
For centuries, Ancient Egypt has held the fascination of the public and continues to inspire artists and designers alike. Between the 1860 and 1890, ancient cities were discovered, such as Troy, Pompeii and Alexandria. Archaeological excavations in Egypt, Greece and Rome, discovered artistic pieces of these ancient cultures. These fabulous discoveries, stimulated cultural trips to these countries, popularly called "grand tour". Being the case that the enthusiast visitors bring back small objects, like souvenirs to be assembled into jewelry. The starting point of these trips were in the cities of Rome and Venice.
Weight: 5.95 Grams, (3.81 Dwt).
Size: 8 sizeable.
Measurements: 21 mm by 12.5 mm (0.83 x 0.49 Inches).
Hallmarks Stamped with the maker's mark AS associated to Alois Schmidt, the mark for the assay of the 14kt gold and signed, "A*S 585".
Collateral: It is accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of this ring is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. All parts are secured in the settings. This piece has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and the authenticity.
INVENTORY REF: R112223TNNH/.1115