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Ring

Western European
late 17th–early 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

01.6128

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver; emerald; garnet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Credit Line

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