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Mourning ring

Mourning ring with a hexagonal bezel. The curved bezel has dark blue enamel and there are fifteen glass pastes. The pastes are set in silver and the concave underside of the bezel is closed. The shank is plain and the shoulders bifurcate. The ring is heavy.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Ring

Probably French, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6603

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings