Spanish or Italian
early 18th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 5/16 in. (0.9 x 0.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 11/16 in. (1.5 x 1.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, emerald and diamond
Not On View
Ring with a rectangular, table-cut emerald. The emerald is bezel-set with an engraved, gold surround. On each shoulder are three tiny rose-cut diamonds set in silver (3 of the 6 now missing). The areas under the bezel and shoulders is enameled in black, white and red. The lower half of the shoulders were once enameled. The ring has been resized.
By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise Nathurst to the MFA.
Gift of Miss Louise Nathurst