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Betrothal ring

Western European
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 1/4 in. (1.1 x 0.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 3/4 in. (2 x 1.9 cm)

Accession Number

18.557

Medium or Technique

Gold, garnet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Small size, set with garnet. Band worn thin. Shoulders are gloved/cuffed hands flanking the diamond-spahed bezel.

Markings

Unidentified marks on outside of shank, maker's mark in lozenge 'P C'

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson