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This antique Chinese ring, made of high-carat gold, and set with an oval jade cabochon, was made around 1900. The band is beautifully chased with foliage on a matted background. It should be noted that a few of the gold leaves around the jade are deficient.
The inside of the shank is struck with Chinese characters - I'm afraid I can't tell you what they say, but I'm sure some-one will! Meanwhile we have an attractive and wearable piece of old Chinese jewellery. Ring size UK - M: USA - 6 1/4