Creator

Culture

Byzantine

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.102

Description

From the collector's records: "The oval bezel shoes the Annunciation, with Mary seated on the left and Gabriel on the right. Between the two is what appears to be a representation of the descending Dove. The reversal of the two figures suggests that the ring was designed as a seal. The ring has a very slender hoop. It is probably from Turkey."

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, in 1992.

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