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Ring

Gem-set ring with a central spinel flanked by small, rose-cut diamonds. The stones are bezel-set and are closed on the underside. The metal underside of the center stone has an engraved decoration. The shoulders have a stylized, floral design and the shank has an engraved pattern.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Western European, mid to late 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

17.409

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, diamond and possibly spinel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings