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Ring

Western European
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France (?)

Accession Number

17.410

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection