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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.1 x 1 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6021

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, and agate

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a raised, pyramidal bezel with eight sides. The stone is a banded agate with a white, horizontal line between the layers. The sides of the cushion mount are plain and the underside of the bezel is closed. Each shoulder has a caryatid and the shank is plain. The stone has two carved initials.

Credit Line

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