S ignet intaglio Ring featuring Carnelian (type of Agate) stone with detailed heraldic depiction of von Boltenstern coat of arms under the crown of Nobility set into wide band ring in solid 18K Orange Gold.. The body of the stone is dark Orange measuring 22 mm x 16 x 3,3 mm / ca. Very well done hand carving work - it makes fine impression on soft plasticine or seal wax. Each arrow is just 5 mm long. Shield is 13.5 mm x 10 mm.Back side of stone is closed. Apparently this intaglio is much older than the ring it was later set into. Intaglio may well be about 150 - 200 ears old and was mounted in first half of XX century. There are Swedish hallmarks on the band 18K, jeweler's marks , no year hallmarks to say exact year of mounting. The band is partially hollow.
In great used condition, stone is securely set, with minor scratches on the surface. Minor dents and scratches on metal. Size : Ø 9.5 US / 19.41 mm. Band is wide and it's difficult to say exact size, can be a bit over Ø 9.5 US.S : This family originates from Pomerania in Germany. The oldest known ancestor is the mayor of Loitz, Michael Bolte (born about 1550), councilor of Duke Philip I of Pomerania-Wolgast. His grandson, the assessor later the Council of the Court of Appeal in the Pomeranian Court of Appeal, Joachim Bolte (16151688), was knighted in 1675 26/6 at Stockholm Castle by King Charles XI with the name Boltenstern. His great-grandson, the major in the North Skåne Cavalry Regiment, Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern (17691864), was introduced on behalf of the family 1824 27/3. The branches of the family living in Germany have always signed as von Boltenstern.
A member of it, Carl Wilhelm von Boltenstern, was enrolled in 1806 under No. 11 in the third class, in the same year by King Gustav IV Adolf established the Swedish Knights' House for Pomerania and Rügen in Greifswald.The family members are mainly residents in Germany but also live in Austria and USA. Buyers from EU countries will be charged extra 25 % of the sum stated above. I do my best to photograph and describe condition as accurately as possible.
All items S ell A s is. The item "Antique Men von Boltenstern Intaglio Signet Ring solid 18K Gold Carnelian ØUS9.5" is in sale since Saturday, April 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Rings".
The seller is "optimistic555" and is located in Copenhagen. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia.