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Ring

Ring with a central faceted topaz surrounded by ten rubies (or garnets). The topaz has a notched, silver bezel raised above the surround and riveted to the gold, closed underside. The ruby (or garnet) surround is also set in silver with notched edges. The openwork shoulders are set with a ruby...

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Provenance

1915, gift by anonymous donor to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Western European, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

15.282

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, topaz, ruby (or garnet)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings