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Ring

Probably Italian
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Munich, Germany

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

01.6195

Medium or Technique

Gold, diamond, pearl

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection