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Ring with a box-bezel set with clear glass. The high bezel sits on a thin sheet metal cushion with engraved striations. The underside of the bezel is closed. Under the table-cut "gem" there is either a reddish-brown pigment or oxidation of the metal. The shoulders have raised, stylized...

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Credit Line

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

European, late 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings