Height x width (bezel): 3/16 x 3/16 in. (0.5 x 0.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold and glass
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Ring with a box bezel set with faceted clear glass. The bezel is set on a high cushion with elaborate, carved decoration that extends to the closed underside. There are traces of enamel in the carved out areas. The shoulders have carved ornamentation in a repeat scroll pattern. The shank is ribbed with a floret in the middle.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection