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Ring

Ring with a central, table-cut amethyst. The amethyst is bezel-set with four tabs. Each shoulder has a silver unit set with three small table-cut diamonds on high bezel mounts. The units are soldered to the shank. Carved gold decoration, in the form of a shell, is also soldered to part of the...

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Provenance

By 1910, Denman Waldo Ross; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, late 16th–early 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

17.407

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, amethyst, diamond, enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings