early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, France (?)
Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.8 x 1.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, diamond, pearl, emerald and garnet
Not On View
Ring with a fancy-cut garnet surmounted by a crown with five pierced pearls. The bezel is flanked by small, rectangular emeralds. There is an arch of diamonds under the pearls. These are rose-cut with closed backs. Beneath the emeralds are wrapped, flat wires. The shank has carved decoration. The closed underside of the bezel is convex and has incised radiating decoration.
The Gardner Brewer Collection. 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection