Requires Photography

Ring

European
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, France (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 9/16 in. (1.4 x 1.4 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.8 x 2.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6063

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with raised, pyramidal box bezel set with a crystal. The corners of the slanting bezel are raised; otherwise the sides are plain and set on a cushion. The underside of the bezel is closed. The clear glass “gem” is faceted with a flat table. The shoulders have projecting, stylized scrolls. The shank is partially ribbed.

Credit Line

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