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Betrothal ring

Western European
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/8 x 7/16 in. (1 x 1.1 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2.1 x 2.2 cm)

Accession Number

01.5971

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, glass or garnet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Betrothal ring with gilded double hearts surmounted by a crown. The crown and shoulders are set with faceted glass or garnets. There is also engraved decoration on the hearts and shoulders.

Markings

Indistinct mark on outside of shank

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman. The William D. Boardman Collection