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Marquise Ring

French
late 18th - early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (Bezel): 1.9 x 1.4 cm (3/4 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (Shank): 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.5980

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver, enamel, and turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a rectangular bezel set with cabochon turquoise. The bezel is openwork filagree and there are five bezel set turquoises and four raised enamel balls of white with a central black dot. The border is filled with white enamel and black dots. The surface of the filagree is milgrained. The openwork shoulders bifurcate and the shank is ribbed.

Markings

Two impressed marks on the exterior of the ribbed shank. One diamond-shaped mark has a central vase surmounted by the letter "S"

Credit Line

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