Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 9/16 in. (1.1 x 1.4 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silver and glass
Not On View
Ring with a box bezel set with faceted glass. The bezel rests on a cushion with a scalloped border. The closed underside of the bezel has curved rays emanating from the center. The glass ‘gem’ has high, sloping sides. The open, tripartite shoulders have carved decoration and the shank is ridged.
Impressed mark in the center, possibly a profile of an eagle.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection