late 17th–early 18th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)
Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 9/16 in. (1.1 x 1.4 cm) Height x width (shank): 7/16 x 9/16 in. (1.1 x 1.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Metal; silver; emerald; garnet
Not On View
Ring with a central, table-cut emerald surrounded by garnets. The central stone is raised and riveted to the closed underside. The surrounding garnets are also set in silver. The border of the underside of the bezel has traces of black and white enamel as do the carved shoulders. The shank is plain and has been repaired or resized.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection