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Cameo Ring

1931.1904 (RS7265)

Description

Gold oval cameo ring, depicts classical female profile in white on black background, engraved foliate design band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/2 in x 11/16 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1904
GUSN
100715
Reference Notes
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
Related Items
Title Gold watch Accession number 1931.1901 ab Notes Jewelry and related items of Caroline T. Bartlett:
Title Silver bouquet holder Accession number 1931.1902
Title Cameo ring Accession number 1931.1904
Title Sautoir Accession number 1931.1905

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