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Ring

Western European
17th century


Object Place: Europe, France (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 5/16 in. (0.8 x 0.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.7 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6048

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with rose-cut diamonds. The center diamond is in raised, pyramidal bezel with engraved decoration. The bezel is silver and it is set in a closed, gold base. The center diamond is flanked by two diamonds set in silver mounts. These are soldered to the double-wire shoulders. The gold shank has ribbed decoration.

Credit Line

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