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Ring

Western European, possibly Roman or Byzantine


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.5 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.6 x 2 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6054

Medium or Technique

Silver or bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Signet ring with a stylized flower. The oval, width-wise bezel is cast. The image consists of a single flower with a central stem, two leaves, and bipartite blossom. The ring bezel is cast and the shank hand-wrung. The shank is broken in the center.

Credit Line

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