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Ring

Ring with an amethyst set in an octagonal bezel. The high gallery, shoulders adn underside of bezel box are decorated with white and black enamel. Stylized fold leaves are applied to the shoulders. Carved and engraved shanks. With red leather box marked W.G.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

French, 17th century

Accession Number

18.551

Medium or Technique

Gold, amethyst, enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings