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Ring

Western European
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.57

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, emerald, garnet

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst