Possibly ancient Roman
Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 1/2 in. (0.8 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 1/2 x 13/16 in. (1.2 x 2 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Ring made of coiled wire. The entire ring is made of one wire, coiled into a spiral which forms the bezel. The shank is formed by a continuation of the wire into a double-wire band. The ends of the wire are wrapped to form the shoulders.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection