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Western European
19th century

Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)


Height x width (bezel): 1 1/16 x 13/16 in. (2.7 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 15/16 in. (1.9 x 2.4 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal, silver, and paste

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Europe, Jewelry



Oval ring with a clear paste cluster around a central oval paste. The cuts of the stones vary and imitate mine-cut diamonds. The stones are secured with silver beads and the bezel has a gold bead border. The underside of the bezel is closed and is made of silver, as are the tripartite shouldeers and concave shank. The pastes have a greenish-yellow hue.

Credit Line

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