late 18th century
Object Place: Europe, France (?)
Medium or Technique
Gold, emerald, pearl
Not On View
Ring with emeralds and pearls. The bezel consists of a small, square, table-cut emerald surrounded by four alternating pearls and tiny emeralsds. The underside of the bezel contains a glass-covered container for hair. All gems, includng the pearls are bezel-set. The openwork design on the shoulders is finely carved and engraved. The shank is ribbed.
By 1910, Denman Waldo Ross; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection