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Ring

late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

01.6126

Medium or Technique

Metal; Pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Inscription

Engraved on the underside of the bezel in cursive script: M'Lago or M'Sage

Credit Line

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