Ring with an intaglio of George III c.1770 John Kirk First recorded in the Royal Collection in 1872. Intaglio of a bust of George III (1738-1820), in profile to the left. Signed upside down along the neckline: KIRK. F. John Kirk (1724-71) was an English medallist and gem engraver known for his portraits of George II. He executed medals commemorating the accession of George III in 1760 and the King’s marriage in 1761.
Intaglio of George IV c.1830 English First recorded in the Royal Collection in 1914. Oval faceted citrine cut in reverse intaglio with a bust of George IV (1762-1830) in profile to the left. The King is bare headed and wears classical drapery fastened by a brooch on his left shoulder. The front of the citrine is inscribed below the bust: DIED 26TH JUNE 1830.