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Ring

Ring with an oval bezel with a profile cut-out of a man in gold sheet. The silhouette is under glass and surrounded by calibré-set garnets and rose-cut crystals. The metal used in the bezel is silver. The man in the silhouette is dressed in 18th century attire. The shoulders flare out towad...

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Marks

Marked twice on outside of shank

Credit Line

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

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6059

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, garnet, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings