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Cameo ring

Gold ring with rectangular hard stonecameo of draped figure, Salome, holding the head of John the Baptist in one hand and a tray in the other.

Provenance

Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth

American, Late 19th to early 20th century

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1979

Medium or Technique

Gold and agate

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings