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Ring

Western European
18th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 3/8 in. (0.8 x 0.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 5/8 in. (1.5 x 1.6 cm)

Accession Number

15.1189

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, ruby, pearl

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gem-set ring with pearls, ruby and emerals. There are four pearls in bezel mounts surrounding a small, cabochon ruby in a square bezel with corner tabs. Between the pearls are four table-cut emerald in bezel mounts. On the shoulders are two table-cut emeralds in quatrefoil bezel mount. The decoration below these stones is an openwork, scroll design. The underside of the gemstone bezel is closed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page