Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 3/4 in. (1.6 x 1.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 13/16 in. (1.6 x 2.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, diamond, emerald, ruby
Not On View
‘Giardinetti’ ring. The blossoms are table-cut gemstones. The closed bezel settings are made of silver. The upper edge of several bezels are notched. The settings are soldered onto gold wire stems. There are four small gold leaves attached to stems. The bifurcating shoulders have applied leaf decoration. The shank is plain and has been resized or repaired.
By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst