Rare Lover's Eye Ring

A scarce and collectible lover's eye ring this Georgian token is an original ring a most desirable form of the art.  Dating from the late 18th century to the early 19th century eye miniatures were executed primarily in England and France as gifts of secret love loss and even as novelties of the grand tour. This ring is set in gold and the eye is painted with watercolor. More research at the Victoria and albert museum here.