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Ring

Ring with clasped hands in the bezel and a heavy gold band.

Provenance

By date unknown: said to be from the Trau Collection in Vienna; by date unknown: with P. Bernheimer (Bernheimer's Amtique Arts, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Mass. 02138); purchased by MFA from Bernheimer's Antique Arts, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 200

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. (max.): 28 mm. L. (bezel): 15.5 mm

Accession Number

65.1679

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings