Description This intaglio shows Nike holding a lyre. The gold hoop of the ring is rounded on the outer face and flat on the inside. The shoulder is sloping and flared at the top with the edges of the bezel turned in to secure the stone, a convex garnet.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
- Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Alfred Morrison, London, by 1898 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Collection of Morrison Sale, London, Christie, Manson & Woods, June 29, 1898, lot 258; Charles Newton-Robinson, London, by 1909, [mode of acquisition unknown]; Charles Newton-Robinson sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 22 June 1909, lot 17; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1909, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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