late 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Munich, Germany
Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.6 x 0.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 7/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, diamond, pearl
Not On View
Renaissance revival ring. The bezel consisted of a caged pearl and five rose-cut diamonds. The shoulders feature two mermaids embraced by a putto. The shank is formed from the tails of the mermaids. The goldwork is cast.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection