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Mourning ring

Mourning ring with a marquise-shaped bezel. The bezel has blue enamel and is set three clear faceted pastes (glass) mounted in silver. There is a border of glass pastes surrounding the enamel.

Inscription

Marked with cock's head; French

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Ring

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6625

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings