Love token ring
late 18th century
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)
Medium or Technique
Gold, pearls, painted ivory and glass
Not On View
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.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection