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Ring

Possibly English
19th century


Object Place: Europe, England (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 1/4 in. (0.6 x 0.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 3/4 x 3/4 in. (1.9 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

17.411

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a bezel featuring a goat and a tree. The image is carved out and there are traces of black enamel. The top of the shoulders have a stylized floral motif. Beneath these are carved shells. The shank is ribbed. There is damage to the right shoulder. Fabricated from gold sheet.

Inscription

Engraved under the bezel: "From Lizzie"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection