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Love token ring

Oval love token ring with painted miniature on ivory. Features a woman in neo-Classical dress draping a garland around an altar with burning flame. Above her is a cherub and the cursive inscription 'Souvenir d'amitie'. Engraved decoration on shoulders.

Inscription

'Souvenir d'amitie'

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Probably English, late 18th century

Accession Number

01.6610

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, painted ivory and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings