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Ring

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

01.5979

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Markings

There are two impressed marks on the exterior of the shank near the shoulder.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection