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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 2.5 x 2.3 cm (1 x 7/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6083

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with multi-color glass “gems.” The “gems” have table-cut facets and are in saw-tooth bezel mounts. There are eight, circular “gems” surrounding a center, yellow glass “gem.” The bezel has an openwork design, and the shoulders have carved and stamped decorations.

Markings

Each shoulder surface has an impressed mark.

Credit Line

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