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Ring with a high bezel with a deeply set inlay. The inlay is a cabochon quartz surmounting a possibly painted image now indistinct. The base of the straight bezel flares out at the base and then narrows until it reaches shoulders. The shoulders have carved decoration and the shank is plain. ...

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Credit Line

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

Western European, 12th–14th century

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Medium or Technique

Silver, quartz and pigment




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings