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Ring

German
mid-19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/2 x 5/16 in. (1.3 x 0.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.3 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number

01.5951

Medium or Technique

Iron, glass, pigment

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with reverse-painted glass inlay. The beveled glass has a red and gold image of a cupid with bent knee and holding a bouquet. The glass is set in an iron mount with stepped decoration on the shoulders. The metal is cast.

Credit Line

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