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Memorial ring

Memorial ring with painted miniature on ivory. Glass covers a miniature watercolor on ivory featuring a standing woman in Neo-Classical attire holding a dove above an altar. Gold foil, small pearls and gold wires decorate the altar. Engraved decoration on shoulders of shank. Bezel has a...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Probably English, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6622

Medium or Technique

Silver, ivory, gold foil and wire, pearls and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings