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Ring

Eastern European
18th century


Object Place: Europe, Russia

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 9/16 in. (1.5 x 1.5 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6178

Medium or Technique

Silver, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with raised bezel and mounts for five stones. All stones (or crystals) are missing. The central mount has a large, dome-shaped base. This is soldered onto a scalloped, square element with an openwork gallery. On the top of the gallery are four additional bezels separated by stacked, silver balls. The shoulders have champlevé enameling in a quatrefoil design. The enamel is missing. The shank is plain. Signs of wear on band.

Provenance

William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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