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Octagonal memorial ring. Painted and enameled bezel features a woman in neo-Classical dress with dog next to a plinth surmounted by a cloth. Text on plinth in German: "Ich zahle/ die Stun/den des/Wieder/sehens" (I count the hours until we meet). Clock reads 11.30. Gold, small pearls and gold...

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Gardner Brewer Collection; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Central European, late 18th century


Height x width (bezel): 1 1/8 x 11/16 in. (2.8 x 1.7 cm) Height x width (shank): 5/8 x 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.8 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, paint, enamel and glass




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings