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Ring

Western European
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 3/8 in. (1.5 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.7 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6120

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Marquise-shaped ring with a plain, vertical, gold bezel, red enamel, red glass and gems. The three “gems” are set in silver mounts in the shape of stylized blossoms. The background is red enamel and the underside is closed. The shoulders have applied foliate decoration. The shank has carved decoration.

Credit Line

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