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Intaglio with landscape setting

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Chalcedony ringstone in 19th century gilt-basemetal setting. View of the round temple beside the Tiber, ruins and foliage around, a church beyond and Alban hills in background. A tree enframes the composition at the right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lyman Collection; gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to MFA, February 14, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

Neo-Classical, About 1840

Dimensions

Length: 15 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.186

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems