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Ring

'Giardinetti' ring. The floral spray consists of five distinct blossoms set with rubies, an emerald, a sapphire and a citrine. Two small, rose-cut diamonds, set in silver, form a leaf. The shoulders have a decorative foliate pattern and the shank has a defined edge. The undersides of the stones...

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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

Western European, 18th century

Object Place

Germany (?)

Accession Number

01.6612

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire, citrine

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings