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Betrothal ring

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Accession Number

01.5978

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian, turquoise, enamel

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Betrothal ring with bezel set cabochon carved carnelian with clasped hands. Under the bezel, the gold is decorated with black enamel. Each shoulder is bezel set with small cabochon turquoise, beneath which is carved decoration with remnants of black enamel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman. The William D. Boardman Collection