mid to late 18th century
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel): 1/4 x 13/16 in. (0.6 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silver gilt, diamond and possibly spinel
Not On View
Gem-set ring with a central spinel flanked by small, rose-cut diamonds. The stones are bezel-set and are closed on the underside. The metal underside of the center stone has an engraved decoration. The shoulders have a stylized, floral design and the shank has an engraved pattern.
By 1910, Denman Waldo Ross; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection