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Ring

Ring with a central, rectangular emerald flanked by pearls. The table-cut emerald is bezel-set and the underside is open. Beneath the emerald, above and below the setting, a shell design is engraved in the profile. The triangular-shaped shoulders have engraved decoration.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

17.408

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, pearl

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings