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Marquise Ring

Possibly French
late 18th century

Object Place: Europe, Bologna, Italy


Height x width (bezel): 3.1 x 1.5 cm (1 1/4 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.5 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, silver, enamel, pearl, and carnelian

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry



Ring with an oval bezel with a central rose-cut carnelian surrounded by eleven pearls set in silver. The domed bezel is covered in a deep blue, opaque enamel. The border is set with small pearls. The shoulders and shank are flat and plain.

Credit Line

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