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Ring

Ring with an oblong-shaped table-cut ruby flanked by table-cut diamonds. The ruby is set in a closed gold bezel while the diamonds are set in silver and rest on the openwork shoulders. The shank is made of ribbed gold. The ring has been resized.

Provenance

By 1910, Miss Louise M. Nathurst; 1918, gift of Miss Louise Nathurst to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise Nathurst

Western European, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

18.51

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond and ruby

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings