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Ring

'Giardinetti' ring. The gold basket is formed of vertical striations and raised borders with ridges. The floral spray is set with small rose-cut diamonds in silver mounts with closed undersides. There are bifurcating gold shoulders and a ribbed gold shank.

Marks

Two impressed marks, one an eagle's head.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number

01.6605

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond (?)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings