Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 7/8 in. (1.4 x 2.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.7 x 2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, emerald, ruby
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Betrothal ring with twin hearts surmounted by a crown and flanked by gemstones. The closed bezels are gold with engraved decoration. The hearts are table-cut emerald and ruby. The crown stones are emerald and ruby, as are the flanking stones. The shoulders are open with an applied silver fleur-de-lis. The gold shank is ribbed.
By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst