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Octagonal ring with painted miniature with swivel bezel. Glass covers watercolor image of a woman holding a bird, seated outdoors next to a table with an open bird cage. Underside also has glass cover the painted text (white on blue) "pour vous". Band hinged. Blond hair, bowed shape is secured...

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Inscription

"pour vous"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

French or English, late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/8 x 1/2 in. (2.3 x 1.3 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 11/16 in. (2 x 1.7 cm)

Accession Number

01.6621

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, painted ivory, enamel, hair and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings