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Ring

Ring with twisted wire decoration and granulation. Probably a wedding ring. The raised surface ornamentation consists of rosettes made from seven gold balls alternating with small, truncated pyramids. The substrate consists of twisted wires and single gold ball enclosed by wires.

Marks

Four marks stamped inside the ring.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

01.6137

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings