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Ring

Western European
19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 3/4 in. (0.9 x 1.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.8 cm)

Accession Number

01.6065

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring composed of three bezel-set glass “gems”. The high bezel is made from one piece of gold sheet. The upper edge of the bezel is a modified quatrefoil design. The central, rectangular, clear glass “gem” is emerald cut. This is flanked by two square clear glass “gems”. The shoulders have a tripartite design and the flat shank is plain. There is a hallmark on the surface in the middle of the shank.

Markings

Unidentified mark on shank

Credit Line

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