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Ring

Ring with an enameled miniature of a woman in 18th century dress with an elaborate blue, feathered hat. The miniature is bezel set with a rose-cut diamond surround. The stones are set in silver. The shoulders and shank are undecorated. Hinged bezel opens to reveal a compartment for hair.

Inscription

Mark on exterior of shank near face

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

18.550

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, diamond and enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings