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Navette-shaped ring

This oval ring with scalloped edge has five, central rose-cut diamonds surrounded by 16 smaller diamonds of similar cut.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Probably about 1920s/1930s, acquired by Munia Gabay Weinstock (b. about 1900), Brooklyn, NY; before 1939, by inheritance to her sister-in-law, Sophia Worth; before 2011, by inheritance to her niece, Dinah Libby Weinstock Foglia; before 2011, by inheritance to her daughter, Kim Bianca Foglia (b. 1958 - d. 2011); January 4, 2011, by inheritance to her daughter, Emma Brown, South Huntington, NY; 2013, gift of Brown to the MFA. (Accession date: May 29, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Emma Brown in memory of her mother, Kim Foglia

English, about 1810

Dimensions

Bezel: 3.6 x 2.2 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.613

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, enamel, and diamond

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings, Toe Rings