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Ring

Possibly Italian
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 x 1/2 in. (2.5 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 3/4 in. (1.6 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6014

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver, silver and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Navette-shaped ring with red enamel. The basse-taille translucent enamel is bezel-set. The border of the enamel inset has engraved decoration. The underside of the concave bezel is closed and the flat shoulders and shank are plain.

Markings

Impressed hallmark outside shank: ?butterfly, blossom

Credit Line

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