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Ring Engraved with a Crayfish
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Ring Engraved with a Crayfish

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Description The gold hoop is angled on the outer face, and flat on the inner face. The convex, oval bezel is one piece with the ring. Represented in intaglio is a crayfish or some other crustacean.
Date Description Narrative
12/14/1978Examinationexamined for condition
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N5132]; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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1st century BCE-1st century CE
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Diam: 9/16 in. (1.43 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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