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Ring

Possibly Italian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 7/16 in. (1.6 x 1.1 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.8 cm)

Accession Number

01.6147

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, turquoise (?)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Renaissance revival ring with a bezel-set with a cabochon turquoise (or amazonite). The closed underside has a starburst design with black enamel. The carved shoulders and the surface of the shank have white and black enamel.

Markings

There are three impressed marks under the shoulders.

Credit Line

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