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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 5/8 in. (1.1 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 3/4 in. (1.5 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

01.6194

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with filigree and pearl bezel. The bezel consists of two rows of pearls threaded on a gold pin and set in gold channels. The pearls are surrounded by twisted wires made into circles and soldered onto a thin, pierced gold substrate. The shank has ribbed decoration, star-shaped and circular elements applied on the surface.

Markings

Stamped hallmark on edge of shoulder

Credit Line

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