Ring

1968
Designed by Jesús Raphael Soto (Venezuelan, 1923–2005), Made by GEM Montebello (active 1967–1978)


Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2006.552

Medium or Technique

18 kt yellow and white gold; lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

18kt. yellow and white gold ring with square lapis lazuli-set top. Suspended below are moveable gold filaments. Ring sizer in white gold shank.

Signed

Signed and dated 68; no. 9 of 20 on underside of top . Made by Gem Montebello, marked GM

Provenance

Skinner Auctioneers, Sale 1451, Lot 396; Daphne Farago, June 22, 1992 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection