Western European, possibly Roman or Byzantine
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.)
Medium or Technique
Silver or bronze
Not On View
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.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection