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Enameled Gold and Diamond Ring
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Enameled Gold and Diamond Ring


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This elaborate diamond ring represents the highly embellished settings popular during the 16th century. A large triangular diamond is framed by three smaller ones; the hoop's interior is decorated with an enameled pattern, while the outside is entirely covered with a band of table-cut diamonds.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/15/1982Treatmentexamined for condition
6/16/1982Examinationexamined for technical study
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso. 2010.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1550-1625 (European Renaissance)
Medium
gold, enamel, diamonds
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.480
Measurements
H: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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