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Ring

Western European
late 16th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 1/2 in. (1.6 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 3/4 in. (1.9 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6013

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with bezel-mounted, rectangular stone (missing). The ring was cast in silver, then gilded and enameled. The bezel is surrounded by a scalloped border. The shoulders have an elaborate floral and leaf design. The ring has been repaired or resized at the middle of the shank. The underside of the bezel is closed and there are remains of red and blue enamel on the shoulders.

Credit Line

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