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Ring

Possibly French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. (3.9 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 13/16 in. (1.5 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6057

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Navette-shaped ring with glass “gems”. There is a central marquise-shaped clear “gem” surrounded by two rows of clear, rectangular “gems”. The inner row is foil-backed (green). The shoulders bifurcate and the shank has a ridge. The underside of the bezel is concave, closed and has engraved decoration along the edge.

Credit Line

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