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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Sweden

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 3/8 in. (1.1 x 1 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6165

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Renaissance revival ring. The ring is cast and in imitation of a gem-set ring with a raised quatrefoil bezel. The shoulders have ribbed decoration and the shank has ribbed borders. There is cross-hatching on the sides of the raised bezel and four piercings at the base of the quatrefoil. There is a knob in lieu of a central gem.

Credit Line

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