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Ring

Renaissance revival ring. The bezel consisted of a caged pearl and five rose-cut diamonds. The shoulders feature two mermaids embraced by a putto. The shank is formed from the tails of the mermaids. The goldwork is cast.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection

Probably Italian, late 19th century

Object Place

Munich, Germany

Accession Number

01.6195

Medium or Technique

Gold, diamond, pearl

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings