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Ring

Western European
early 19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/16 x 1/8 in. (0.8 x 0.3 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 1.6 cm)

Accession Number

18.558

Medium or Technique

Gold and ruby

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a central, oval ruby and pierced gold decoration. Possibly a betrothal ring. The delicate goldwork is carved and engraved. The underside of the ruby is open. Shank has been repaired or resized.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson