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Ring

French
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/2 x 9/16 in. (1.2 x 1.4 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 13/16 in. (1.6 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

18.551

Medium or Technique

Gold, amethyst, enamel

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with an amethyst set in an octagonal bezel. The high gallery, shoulders adn underside of bezel box are decorated with white and black enamel. Stylized fold leaves are applied to the shoulders. Carved and engraved shanks. With red leather box marked W.G.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson