late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, England
Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 1/4 in. (1 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.8 x 1.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Ring with small pearls and paste. The oval bezel consists of a central faceted yellow paste with red foil-back. The bezel is imitation beaded wire. It is surrounded by a row of seed pearls with a scalloped, imitation beaded wire border. The bifurcating, gold shoulders have engraved decoration as does the area on the shank below the shank.
Engraved on the underside of the bezel in cursive script: M'Lago or M'Sage
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection