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Ring

European
late 16th–early 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 1/2 in. (1 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6152

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with raised, box bezel (missing stone). The bezel is high, pyramidal in profile and set on a cushioned base with notched decoration. The bezel sides have engraved cross-hatched decoration. The shoulders have elaborately carved decoration. The shank is plain. The underside of the bezel is closed.

Credit Line

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