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Wedding ring

Ring

Western European
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (band including pastes): 7/8 x 13/16 in. (2.3 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6599

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Wedding ring with a row of faceted glass pastes. There are seven “gems” with the largest in the center graduating to the sides. They are mounted in silver soldered to a gold band with corrugated design on the shoulders.

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection. 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection