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Ring

Ring with a carved stone cameo featuring the bust of a man. The figure appears to be a Classical male and is carved in high relief. The stone is bezel set and the underside of the bezel is open. The tripartite shoulders are open. The shank is ribbed.

Marks

There are two impressed marks on the exterior of the shank near the shoulder.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

01.5979

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings