late 18th century
Object Place: Europe, France
Height x width (bezel): 15/16 x 5/8 in. (2.4 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 11/16 in. (1.6 x 1.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, diamond
Not On View
Ring with an oval bezel pavé-set with 13 rose-cut diamonds. The stones are set in silver and secured with silver beads. The underside of the bezel is closed. The stones are graduated in size toward the center. The silver mount is set on an open, gold gallery. The shoulders are tripartite and the shank is plain.
Two impression marks on the shank, one of which is an eagle's head
Gardner Brewer Collection; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection