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Cluster Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 11/16 in. (1.5 x 1.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 11/16 in. (1.4 x 1.8 cm)

Accession Number

01.5983

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Cluster ring with clear glass “gems”. The center “gem” is oval, faceted and prong-set in a silver mount. The surrounding ten “gems” are cut in imitation of mine-cut diamonds. The shoulders are forked with applied decoration and the shank is ribbed. The underside of the bezel is closed and has a chased, starburst pattern.

Credit Line

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