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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2 x 1.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 3/4 in. (2 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6170

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with an oval bezel set with an oval, faceted glass gem. The red glass gem is molded in imitation of a rose-cut stone. It is secured by a saw-tooth mount set on a plain, curved surface. This surface has a beaded perimeter. The shoulders have stylized, punched decoration and the shank is plain.

Markings

Impressed mark: a 'W' within a rectangle under one shoulder

Provenance

Molde. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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