This thin gold ring is embellished on the exterior with repeated scrolls of foliate engraving. The engraving is significantly worn.
This type of decoration was quite popular on gold hoop rings for centuries. Without a mark or inscription it is difficult to narrow down the date range.
- Associated Building
- Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 1/8 (W), 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ralph May
- Related Items
Title Orange stone fob Accession number 1971.900 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Ralph May:
Title 4 - Set of charms Accession number 1971.1368.1
Title Beaded choker Accession number 1971.1369.1
Title Beaded choker Accession number 1971.1369.2
Title Beaded choker Accession number 1971.1369.3
Title Agate ring Accession number 1971.2197
Title Gold ring Accession number 1971.2198
Title Gold ring Accession number 1971.2199
Title Gold hair ring Accession number 1971.2200
Title Gold chain necklace Accession number 1971.2201
Title Birth of Venus cameo Accession number 1971.2202 ab
Title Cuff buttons Accession number 1971.2203 ab