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Ring

Probably Swiss
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Geneva, Switzerland

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/2 x 3/8 in. (1.2 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6187

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with an enameled portriat of a woman in yellow hat. The portrait is bezel-mounted and surrounded by petals enameled black, white and red. The floral and portrait unit is riveted to a disk. The bifurcate wire shoulders are also soldered to the disk. The shank is composed of two wires. There is enamel damage to the portrait.

Provenance

William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman to the MFA.

Credit Line

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