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Cameo Ring signed Berini

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Cameo Ring signed Berini
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Description

Late eighteenth century , early nineteenth century cameo ring, the cameo is signed by Antonio Berini.
High carat gold ring is contemporary with the cameo.Measurement of bezel :28 x 22 mm Ring size :”Q” + 1/2 = US”8″+1/2

Berini / 1770-1861 / studied with Giovanni Pichler in Rome before going to Milan where he worked for Count Caprara and the famous patron and collector Count Sommariva.

Berini’s work is exhibited in many famous museums like British Museum, The Metropolitan in New York etc.

The subject is probably Achilles the hero of Troy.

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