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Ring

Ring with a gem-set cruciform bezel. The center stone is a bezel-set, faceted emerald. The other four stones are table-cut rubies or garnets. The underside of the bezel is closed and has a carved radiating design with traces of black enamel in the recesses. The shoulders have carved decoration...

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Credit Line

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

Western European, 17th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

01.6121

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, ruby or garnet, enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings