Men's seal ring

Probably English
late 19th century


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.3 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1978

Medium or Technique

Gold and quartz

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

This seal ring has a rectangular bezel set with a carved intaglio depicting a tree with a snake wrapped around the trunk surmounting a crown.

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