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Betrothal ring

Possibly Spanish
about 1760


Object Place: Europe, Italy (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.8 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 1/2 x 9/16 in. (1.3 x 1.5 cm)

Accession Number

18.560

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, emerald, ruby or garnet

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Betrothal ring with two hearts surmounted by a crown. The emerald heart, ruby (or garnet) heart and crown are set with 5 emeralds and 2 rubies. Openwork design with engraved, foliate shoulders and engraved shank.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson