late 16th century
Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 1/2 in. (1.6 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 3/4 in. (1.9 x 1.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silver gilt, enamel
Not On View
Ring with bezel-mounted, rectangular stone (missing). The ring was cast in silver, then gilded and enameled. The bezel is surrounded by a scalloped border. The shoulders have an elaborate floral and leaf design. The ring has been repaired or resized at the middle of the shank. The underside of the bezel is closed and there are remains of red and blue enamel on the shoulders.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection