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Ring with Intaglio of Saint Barbara
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Ring with Intaglio of Saint Barbara


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This is an exceptionally beautiful example of a classical form-the intaglio-used for a Christian purpose. The gold mount is a later addition.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/09/1979Examinationexamined for condition
8/22/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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Creator
Period
ca. 1525-1550 (Renaissance)
Medium
plasma chalcedony; gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1004
Measurements
1 1/8 x 13/16 in. (2.9 x 2 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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