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Mourning ring

Navette-shaped mourning ring with gem-set rosettes. The three rosettes are carved silver and set with diamond chips. The slightly curved bezel has carved decoration imitating granulation. The shoulders are wide, flat and plain. The shank is plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection

Ring

Probably French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6058

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, diamond

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings