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Ring with Intaglio
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Ring with Intaglio


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A gold ring with an oval carnelian intaglio, depicting a wreathed imperial head. The oval bezel with a convex back chased with a sunflower. A foliate scrolled hoop, with split shoulders each enclosing a terminal figure.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/08/1962Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • I, Claudius: Art in the Age of Julio-Claudians. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Laura F. Delano, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, June 9, 1947, by gift.
Credit Gift of Laura F. Delano, 1947

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Period
18th century
Medium
carnelian, gold
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1797
Measurements
H: 9/16 x Diam: 3/4 in. (1.43 x 1.91 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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