Requires Photography

Ring

French
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/8 x 1/2 in. (2.2 x 1.3 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 13/16 in. (1.5 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6614

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver, ivory, gold sheet, enamel and glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Octagonal ring with allegorical figural scene. Featured are two women in Neo-Classical dress beneath a tree. Woman at right with extended right arm possibly pouring libation over seated woman to the left who is possibly holding a mirror. Tripartite shoulders with engraved decoration.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection