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Mourning ring

Ring

French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 3/8 x 1/2 in. (3.5 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6625

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Mourning ring with a marquise-shaped bezel. The bezel has blue enamel and is set three clear faceted pastes (glass) mounted in silver. There is a border of glass pastes surrounding the enamel.

Inscription

Marked with cock's head; French

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection