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Mourning ring

Ring with an elongated oval bezel. The central panel has dark blue enamel (cracked) set with five pairs of rose-cut diamonds mounted in silver. There is a rose-cut diamond surround attached to the center panel by four rivets. The shank is ribbed. The shoulders are tripartite. The closed...

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The Gardner Brewer Collection. 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Probably French, late 18th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel and diamond




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings