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Ring

Ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold with an antique onyx cameo

  • Credit Line:

    Townshend Bequest

  • Museum number:

    1812-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold ring with an oval bezel with an antique onyx cameo depicting Cupid lighting a torch in a 'Roman' setting.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold with an antique onyx cameo

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

In one of the standardised settings in the bequest made by the Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend

Descriptive line

Gold ring with an oval bezel with an antique onyx cameo depicting Cupid lighting a torch in a 'Roman' setting, possibly England, ca.1825

Materials

Gold; Onyx

Subjects depicted

Cameos; Torches (lighting devices)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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