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Ring

Ring with a hexagonal bezel set with an oval portrait miniature of a young woman. The portrait is watercolor on ivory under glass. It is surrounded by a gilt metal beaded border. The shoulders and shank are plain. The underside of the bezel is closed. The ring appears cast.

Marks

Two illegible marks on outside of shank

Credit Line

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

Western European, 19th century

Accession Number

01.6019

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, ivory, pigment and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings