Intaglio with landscape

European
19th century
1850–1900


Dimensions

Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.186

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony and brass?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Landscape with round temple by river and tree framing composition at right. Two church-like buildings in the hills in the background. Yellowish, translucent, oval chalcedony intaglio in a modern gilt, base metal ring (brass?).

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, February 14, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman