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Square ring

Ring in the form of two stacked boxes with open sides; the smaller gold "box" for the wearer's finger; the larger gold "box" lined with red pigment on the interior.

Marks

Babetto and '750', further illegible mark

Provenance

Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Italian, 1983

Object Place

Padua, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 2 x 2 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1898

Medium or Technique

18k gold and red pigment

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings