early 20th century
Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.7 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 11/16 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and tiger's eye
Not On View
Gold ring with an oval carved cat’s eye depicting a bearded face wearing a metal helmet with two plumes emerging from its center.
About 1996, purchased by gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA, at a show in England or Miami; 2009, year-end gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: January 20, 2010)
Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth