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Marquise Ring

French
late 18th - early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 2.1 x 1.4 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.9 x 2.1 cm (3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5981

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, turquoise, and pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring wtih a rectangluar bezel set with cabochon turquoises and pearls. The bezel is openworkf filigree and there are five bezel-set turquoises and four bezel-set pearls. The central turquoise is larger and has a stoneform bezel. The border of the ring has dark blue enamel with dots set in a channel. Each shoulder has a leaf decoration and the shank is made of double wires.

Markings

Two impressed marks outside the shank

Credit Line

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