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Ring with a carved amethyst face of a man. The stone is bezel-set in an imitation beaded wire surround. It is surrounded by pearls in bezels that are notched on the surface and open underneath. The shoulders are decorated with wires and the shank is composed of double wires. The underside of...

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Credit Line

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

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, amethyst, pearl




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings