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Ring with a bezel-set carnelian. The bezel surround consists of a series of small, carved curls. The curl motif is repeated on the shoulders. The underside of the bezel is open. The oval stone is raised with a curved surface. There is wear to the stone. The shank is plain. Possible traces of...

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Credit Line

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

European, mid-19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings