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Ring

German
Late 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.7 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6052

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a carnelian, intaglio bezel with a Greek inscription. The sawtooth bezel is raised with striated lines around the vertical bezel. There are two registers. The shoulders have scroll decoration and the shank has ridges. It has an Ancient Greek or Byzantine intaglio with a late-18th century mount.

Credit Line

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