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Marquise Ring

Possibly French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.9 x 0.9 cm (3/4 x 3/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5986

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a rectangular bezel set wuth clear glass ‘gems.’ The central element of the bezel has three cushion-cut ‘gems’ vertiaclly set and surrounded by twenty smaller faceted clear glass ‘gems.’ The underside of the bezel is closed. The ‘gems’ are set in silver while the shoulders and shank are gold. The shoulders have scrolled decoration and the shank is ribbed.

Credit Line

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