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Ring

Western European
19th 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): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.5999

Medium or Technique

Silver and glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Markings

Impressed mark in the center, possibly a profile of an eagle.

Credit Line

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