Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 7/8 x 11/16 in. (2.2 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
Not On View
Ring with a carved stone cameo featuring the bust of a man. The figure appears to be a Classical male and is carved in high relief. The stone is bezel-set and the underside of the bezel is open. The tripartite shoulders are open. The shank is ribbed.
There are two impressed marks on the exterior of the shank near the shoulder.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection