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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.6 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 13/16 in. (1.9 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

17.408

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, pearl

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a central, rectangular emerald flanked by pearls. The table-cut emerald is bezel-set and the underside is open. Beneath the emerald, above and below the setting, a shell design is engraved in the profile. The triangular-shaped shoulders have engraved decoration.

Provenance

By 1910, Denman Waldo Ross; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection