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Ring

Western European
16th 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): 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number

18.50

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with beveled blue glass set in a high bezel mount. The bezel is pyramidal in shape and has engraved striations and cross-hatching along the sides. The flat underside is closed. The shoulders have width-wise piercing and raised notches and the shank is plain.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise Nathurst