late 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 3/8 in. (1 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold and red stone (or glass)
Not On View
Ring with a box bezel set with a red spinel (or almandine garnet or glass). The bezel is raised and set on a cushion. The underside of the bezel is closed. Each shoulder has carved openwork decoration in a scroll design. The shank is plain.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection