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Ring

French
18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/8 x 13/16 in. (2.3 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6059

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, garnet, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with an oval bezel with a profile cut-out of a man in gold sheet. The silhouette is under glass and surrounded by calibré-set garnets and rose-cut crystals. The metal used in the bezel is silver. The man in the silhouette is dressed in 18th century attire. The shoulders flare out towad the closed bezel and the shank is plain.

Markings

Marked twice on outside of shank

Credit Line

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