late 18th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)
Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 1/2 in. (1.5 x 1.3 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (1.9 x 21 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, enamel, diamond
Not On View
Ring with the initials “LB” set with small rose-cut diamonds. The initials are set in blue enamel and there are small diamonds around the perimeter of the bezel. The closed underside of the bezel has an engraved five-petal blossom with leaves. The thick hoop has openwork shoulders and a plain shank that has been resized.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection