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Ring

Western European
17th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 3/8 in. (0.6 x 0.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 9/16 in. (1.6 x 1.5 cm)

Accession Number

18.47

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald (or glass), enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a square bezel-set emerald (or glass). The sides and closed underside of the raised bezel has traces of black enamel. Engraved decoration extends beyond the shoulders. The shank is misshapen.

Provenance

By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise Nathurst to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise Nathurst