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Ring

Ring with ivory miniature depicting a woman with clasped hands. The woman is framed at the sides by two trees. The background is sky blue. Surrounding the miniatures is imitation, beaded wire decoration. There is a central rivet under the bezel. The shoulders have stylized, engraved decoration.

Provenance

William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

01.6188

Medium or Technique

Silver, painted ivory, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings