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RING

Made by: Unknown (Jeweler)

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The bezel of the ring is a plain oval and contains the image of a feather similar to an ostrich plume. This is done in hair on a white ground and is framed by a dark blue enamel band inscribed in gold letters and with five fleur de lis separated by dots. The back of the bezel is engraved as well.

Object name:
RING
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- hair
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1793
Size:
13/16 in. (2.1 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.116
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; DATE around front: BARBE D' HENRY IV; on back: PRISE A ST DENIS LE 8 BRE 1793
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973