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Ring

Western European
late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.7 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 1/2 x 9/16 in. (1.3 x 1.5 cm)

Accession Number

18.63

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a central, box-set, table-cut emerald. The bezel rests on a square base and the bipartite shoulders have carved and engraved floral decoration. The back of the bezel is closed. The shank is biconcave and has been repaired or resized, possibly for a child.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst