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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Jewelry -- Ring

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC JEWE-Rin
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "An alternative type of Etruscan ring (as in fig. 5) has an incised design on the gold bezel, or a flat stone set in the rigid bezel." "Fig. 7 shows two silver rings of the latter part of the 4th century which were found in 1881 concealed in a hole in the pavement of a Roman villa at fifehead Neville, Dorset, together with some coins of the same period." "Fig. 9 is a gold ring from Smyrna (Brit. Mus.) with seven incised intaglio medallions, with a figure of Christ on the bezel. Assigned to the 5th century." "Fig. 10. Ring of Bishop Alhstan." "Fig. 11. 13th-century episcopal ring of Italian workmanship, of gold, set with a sapphire en cabochon." Includes additional text.

Source note: The Encyclopaedia Britannica : a dictionary of arts, sciences literature and general information. (Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1911).
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1955054
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17477189
Barcode : 33333159420336
UUID: c07f20a0-c556-012f-bc43-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ring." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ring." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911). Ring. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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