Cameo ring

American
Late 19th to early 20th century


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1979

Medium or Technique

Gold and agate

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold ring with rectangular hard stonecameo of draped figure, Salome, holding the head of John the Baptist in one hand and a tray in the other.

Provenance

Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth