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Ring

Probably Italian
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Munich, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/16 x 3/16 in. (0.5 x 0.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 13/16 in. (1.6 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6196

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, pearl and possibly ruby

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Renaissance revival ring with pearl and cherubs. The bezel consists of pearl set with a small cabochon ruby in a gold bezel. The pearl is riveted to the bezel plate. Surrounding the base of the pearl are two rows of imitation granulation. The silver shoulders and shank feature two cherubs. The inside of the shank is lined with gold sheet.

Credit Line

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