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Ring

European
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 5/8 in. (0.6 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 in. (2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6029

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a bezel-set carnelian. The bezel surround consists of a series of small, carved curls. The curl motif is repeated on the shoulders. The underside of the bezel is open. The oval stone is raised with a curved surface. There is wear to the stone. The shank is plain. Possible traces of pigment in the deeply carved area.

Credit Line

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