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Woman's cocktail ring

This "ring" (really a sheath for the end of a finger) is made up a of a gilt metal cage decorated with ten colored bezel-set cabochon and faceted stones and three irregular shaped pearl beads. The top of the piece which fits atop the finger has a 14kt gold trident.


Mid 1970s, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

American, mid–1970s


Height x diameter: 13.8 x 2 cm (5 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

14k gold, giltmetal, pearl, and colored stones


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings