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Ring

European
late 19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 3/8 in. (0.9 x 0.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6068

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a box-bezel set with clear glass. The high bezel sits on a thin sheet metal cushion with engraved striations. The underside of the bezel is closed. Under the table-cut “gem” there is either a reddish-brown pigment or oxidation of the metal. The shoulders have raised, stylized decoration and the shank is plain.

Credit Line

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