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Ring

German
1999
Tom Munsteiner (German, born 1969), Jutta Munsteiner (German, born 1968)


Dimensions

Length x width: 3.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/2 x 5/8 in.) bezel

Accession Number

2012.842

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt) and yellow beryl (7.48 carats)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

This modernist ring has a symmetrical, elongated bezel set with a fancy-cut beryl in a laddered design. The gold shank is wide and has a soft, satin finish. It is a collaborative work by gem sculptor Tom Munsteiner and his goldsmith wife, Jutta Munsteiner.

Markings

750 and maker's mark on underside of shoulder

Provenance

1999, designed and created by Tom and Jutta Munsteiner, Germany; 2012, gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner