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Marquise Ring

European
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 15/16 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 1.1 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 3/4 in. (1.6 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6010

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, emerald (or glass) and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Navette-shaped ring with blue enamel and a gem-set, stylized flower. The blossom is set with a table-cut emerald (or glass) set in silver. It’s flanked by silver leaves. The border of the ring has engraved decoration and the shank is plain.

Markings

Two impressed marks on the exterior of the shoulder

Credit Line

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