Requires Photography

Mourning ring

Ring

Probably French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (2.9 x 2.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6618

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel and diamond

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Mourning ring with a diamond-shaped bezel. The bezel has deep blue enamel with a central starburst composed of rose-cut diamonds set in silver. The enameled panel is surrounded by a border of small, rose-cut diamonds set in silver mounts.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection