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Ring with a box bezel set with clear glass. The bezel is high, pyramidal in profile adn set on a cushion base. There are two engraved vertical lines at the corners of the box. The glass "gem" has a flat table and a single facet at the edge. The underside of the bezel is closed. The shoulders...

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Credit Line

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

European, late 16th–early 17th century

Object Place

Lombardy, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings