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Ring

European
late 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 1/2 in. (1.1 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 7/8 x 15/16 in. (2.2 x 2.4 cm)

Accession Number

01.6104

Medium or Technique

Brass, crystal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a box bezel set with a faceted clear crystal. The sides of the box have a decorative border. The underside of the bezel is closed. The center crystal is flanked by square, faceted, green glass “gems”. Each shoulder has stylized leaves and the shank has a diagonal, beaded design. The metalwork is cast.

Inscription

The inside of the ring is inscribed: 17 I H 8 Z

Credit Line

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