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Ring

Ring with beveled blue glass set in a high bezel mount. The bezel is pyramidal in shape and has engraved striations and cross-hatching along the sides. The flat underside is closed. The shoulders have width-wise piercing and raised notches and the shank is plain.

Provenance

By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise Nathurst to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise Nathurst

Western European, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

18.50

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings