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Mourning ring

Ring

Probably French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 1/4 x 9/16 in. (3.1 x 1.4 cm) Height x width: 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.7 cm)

Accession Number

01.6058

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, diamond

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Navette-shaped mourning ring with gem-set rosettes. The three rosettes are carved silver and set with diamond chips. The slightly curved bezel has carved decoration imitating granulation. The shoulders are wide, flat and plain. The shank is plain.

Credit Line

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