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Wedding ring

Ring

German (?)
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

01.6600

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. The “gems” are prong-set in silver. The silver is soldered to gold that forms a closed cup. The shank is plain.

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