by Peter Carl Faberge
Made in St. Petersburg between 1899 and 1904.
Silver topped 14K rose gold.
The ring is set with two sparkling old European cut diamonds (approximately 0.55 ct each – 1.10 ct total ) and ten old mine cut diamonds (estimated total weight 0.40 ct).
Approximate combined diamond weight 1.50 ct.
The ring comes in original Faberge silk and velvet lined fitted hollywood case, stamped FABERGE in Cyrillic beneath double headed Imperial eagle.
Faberge rings are extremely rare, especially in their original cases.
US ring size 8 1/4 (18 mm)
Marked with 56 zolotnik gold standard (14K) with initials ‘ Я Л ‘ of St. Petersburg assay master Yakov Liapunov (1899-1904),
initial ‘ K ‘ of maker’s mark ‘ КФ ‘ (the second letter is worn out), and later Russian control marks for antique silver and gold.
The shank of the ring has been sized up by stretching.