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Marquise Ring

Possibly French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Bologna, Italy

Dimensions

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

01.6003

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, silver, enamel, pearl, and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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