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Ring

Probably Spanish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 7/8 in. (1.8 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number

18.543

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a wide bezel set with an emerald cluster. The bezel is flanked by triple settings of the same stone. The central stone has a beaded border on the gold setting and is riveted to the closed underside of the bezel. This stone is set higher than the surrounding circle of emeralds and is movable. The edge of the bezel and shoulders is beaded. The shank is plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson