late 18th - early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (Bezel): 1.9 x 1.4 cm (3/4 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (Shank): 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilt silver, enamel, and turquoise
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Ring with a rectangular bezel set with cabochon turquoise. The bezel is openwork filagree and there are five bezel set turquoises and four raised enamel balls of white with a central black dot. The border is filled with white enamel and black dots. The surface of the filagree is milgrained. The openwork shoulders bifurcate and the shank is ribbed.
Two impressed marks on the exterior of the ribbed shank. One diamond-shaped mark has a central vase surmounted by the letter "S"
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection