Requires Photography

Ring

French
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 13/16 in. (1.5 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6117

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a box bezel set with green glass. The bezel is high, square in profile and set on a cushion base with red, white and black enamel decoration. The underside of the bezel is closed and has red, white and black champlevé decoration. The carved, openwork shoulders also have enamel work, including a raised quatrefoil filled with red enamel. There is green enamel in an arrow-shaped cell in the shank next to the shoulders. The rest of the shank is plain.

Markings

Impressed eagle's head outside the middle of the shank. Further marked with
"E".

Credit Line

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