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Mourning ring

Ring

Probably French
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 7/16 x 3/4 in. (3.6 x 1.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 1 in. (2 x 2.5 cm)

Accession Number

01.6603

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Mourning ring with a hexagonal bezel. The curved bezel has dark blue enamel and there are fifteen glass pastes. The pastes are set in silver and the concave underside of the bezel is closed. The shank is plain and the shoulders bifurcate. The ring is heavy.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection