Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 13/16 in. (1.5 x 2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gilt metal, glass, enamel
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Ring with a box bezel set with green glass. The bezel is high, square in profile and set on a cushion base with red, white and black enamel decoration. The underside of the bezel is closed and has red, white and black champlevé decoration. The carved, openwork shoulders also have enamel work, including a raised quatrefoil filled with red enamel. There is green enamel in an arrow-shaped cell in the shank next to the shoulders. The rest of the shank is plain.
Impressed eagle's head outside the middle of the shank. Further marked with
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection