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Ring

Ring with a central, oval ruby and pierced gold decoration. Possibly a betrothal ring. The delicate goldwork is carved and engraved. The underside of the ruby is open. Shank has been repaired or resized.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Western European, early 19th century

Accession Number

18.558

Medium or Technique

Gold and ruby

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings