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Ring

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 13/16 in. (1 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2 x 2.2 cm)

Accession Number

01.5992

Medium or Technique

Metal; Turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Renaissance revival ring with ram heads and a cabochon turquoise. The central stone is bezel-set in an enameled mount. The underside of the closed bezel has engraved decoration. Each cast shoulder has a ram’s head in high relief. The animal’s head has white enamel and the surrounding area has purple and black enamel. The shank is plain.

Markings

Impressed mark on outside of shank. There is possibly another another mark (an F or E).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection