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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Central America, Mexico

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.6 x 0.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

18.60

Medium or Technique

Gold, diamond

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with an openwork design and central, raised diamond. The oval stone is table-cut. The bezel and shoulders are made of several segments soldered together. Six claws secure the diamond. The underside of the stone is open. The ring has been resized.

Inscription

Possible worn inscription on outside of shank

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst