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Bishop's ring

Bishop's ring with sapphire and rose-cut diamonds. The pale oval, faceted sapphire is surrounded by fourteen rose-cut diamonds set in silver. The gold bezel is deep and the high, openwork gallery and shoulders has an engraved, foliate design. The underside of the bezel is closed. The shank...

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

Possibly English, 18th century

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Gold, silver, sapphire, and diamond




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings