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Octagonal ring with painted figural scene under glass featuring Love (Cupid) and Time (old man) on ivory. Perimeter of bezel contains strands of gold hair. Shank has been resized smaller, but is broken.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Probably English, 18th century

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (4 x 2.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 11/16 in. (1.5 x 1.8 cm)

Accession Number

01.6617

Medium or Technique

Gold, ivory, hair

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings