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Ring with a fancy-cut garnet surmounted by a crown with five pierced pearls. The bezel is flanked by small, rectangular emeralds. There is an arch of diamonds under the pearls. These are rose-cut with closed backs. Beneath the emeralds are wrapped, flat wires. The shank has carved decoration....

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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

Western European, early 19th century

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond, pearl, emerald and garnet




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings