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Ring

Possibly French
18th century


Object Place: Europe, France (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 1/4 in. (0.8 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 3/4 in. (1.8 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6134

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond, ruby

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a central, stylized daisy set with a small diamond. The stone is a rose-cut in a circular gold bezel. The petals are silver. The underside of the diamond is closed. On the shoulders are two faceted rubies in gold, floral-shaped bezels. Below the rubies are two additional blossoms in silver. The gold shank is very thin. Foliage below these flowers are made of green gold.

Credit Line

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