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Tart Mold Ring

A work made of gold and garnet.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold and garnet.

Date:

13th century

Artist:

French

About this artwork

Inspired by this shape’s resemblance to a pastry, English collectors in the nineteenth century named it tart mold ring. The pyramid-shaped bezel (setting) is embedded with a central stone that was cut to extend the ring’s geometric form.

Status

On View, Gallery 238

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Tart Mold Ring

Place

France (Object made in)

Date

Made 1200–1300

Medium

Gold and garnet

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Chester D. Tripp Estate Fund

Reference Number

2016.11

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