Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 13/16 in. (0.7 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 1 x 1 1/16 in. (2.5 x 2.7 cm)
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Ring with a coiled snake. The band, whose lateral surfaces have carved decoration, was made separately. An applied snake with a flattened head is wound around the band and forms the bezel. The ring shows considerable wear and is now triangular in shape.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection