A late 18th century citrine intaglio ring
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A late 18th century citrine intaglio ring
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium
Lot Details
A late 18th century citrine intaglio ring
The citrine plaque carved to depict an African slave kneeling to the sun, with the inscription 'J'adore qui me brule' (I love he who burns me), to a gold floral engraved band and mount, possibly composite, ring size Q

Footnotes

  • This intaglio is of a similar design to the seal used by the British Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1787.
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