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Ring

Ring with a large smoky crystal engraved with initials E.T.P.C. The large, octagonal stone is faceted along the edges and underside. The bottom of the bezel is open. The intertwined initials are carved into the center of the stone. Carved text near the faceting covers 3/4 of the stone...

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Provenance

Moscow. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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

Eastern European, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Russia

Accession Number

01.6176

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, smoky quartz

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings