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Ring

Ring with an oval shell cameo featuring a woman's head in profile. The woman has an elaborate coiffure and is wearing a plain diadem and an ornamental spray of leaves in her hair. The cameo is bezel set and is surrounded by a plain metal border. The shoulders flare toward the bezel and are...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection

Italian,

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Accession Number

01.5946

Medium or Technique

Gold and shell

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings