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Ring

Ring with an oval bezel set with an oval, faceted glass gem. The red glass gem is molded in imitation of a rose-cut stone. It is secured by a saw-tooth mount set on a plain, curved surface. This surface has a beaded perimeter. The shoulders have stylized, punched decoration and the shank is plain.

Provenance

Molde. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Norway

Accession Number

01.6170

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings