late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Overall: 1.8 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, emerald, garnet
Not On View
Ring with an emerald cluster. The center stone is a table-cut, square emerald set in silver with raised balls to secure the stone. The center stone is surrounded by small, table-cut emeralds also set in silver. The closed underside of the bezel is made of gold. The gold shoulders and shank are ribbed. These have been reinforced on the interior with gold sheet.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst