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Love token ring

Probably English
late 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 3/16 x 11/16 in. (3 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6610

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, painted ivory and glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Oval love token ring with painted miniature on ivory. Features a woman in neo-Classical dress draping a garland around an altar with burning flame. Above her is a cherub and the cursive inscription ‘Souvenir d’amitie’. Engraved decoration on shoulders.

Inscription

'Souvenir d'amitie'

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection