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Ring

Ring with emeralds and pearls. The bezel consists of a small, square, table-cut emerald surrounded by four alternating pearls and tiny emeralsds. The underside of the bezel contains a glass-covered container for hair. All gems, includng the pearls are bezel-set. The openwork design on 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

Western European, late 18th century

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number

17.410

Medium or Technique

Gold, emerald, pearl

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings