Cameo Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-100715

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
RING

Additional Identification Number

158

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/2 in x 11/16 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.1904

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).

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