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Ring

Ring with a faceted stone heart. The bezel consists of a faceted heart in a bezel mount. The stone is further secured by four metal tabs. The underside of the stone is closed. On the shoulders are two square faceted pastes (glass). The ornament suggests that this is a love token or betrothal ring.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Western European, 18th century

Accession Number

01.6607

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings