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Ring

Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold set with an amethyst cameo

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss M. F. T. Ready

  • Museum number:

    M.12-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold 'decade ring' with an oval bezel set with a Roman amethyst cameo of a veiled womans's head

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold set with an amethyst cameo

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.5 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gold 'decade ring' with an oval bezel set with a Roman amethyst cameo of a veiled womans's head, West Europe, 17th century

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Busts; Veils; Cameos

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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