Height x width (bezel): 0.9 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, and garnet
Not On View
Ring with an engraved oval gemstone featuring two figures flanking a sculpture on a pedestal, possibly Haephaestus, the Greek god of forging. The stone is bezel mounted and flanked by two faceted garnets set in silver. The underside of the bezel is closed. The shoulders and shank have engraved decoration.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection