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Ring with an octagonal bezel set with a carved gem and two cabochon carnelians. The elongated box bezel has a circular, carved quartz stone featuring a woman's head in profile. This stone is flanked, above and below, by two circular cabochon carnelians. The stones are set in the box and have...

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Credit Line

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

Probably Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, quartz, carnelian




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings