Cameo Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-101437

Description

Rose gold child's size ring set with a sardonyx cameo featuring the portrait bust of a woman and surrounded by a row of gold beading.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
RING

Additional Identification Number

883

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/16 in (W), 9/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.1677

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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