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Decade ring

English
17th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/16 x 5/16 in. (0.4 x 0.8 cm) Height x width (shank): 1/16 x 9/16 in. (0.2 x 1.5 cm)

Accession Number

1994.78

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with ten raised knobs at spaced intervals around the band. The front of the ring has a protruding circular bezel engraved with the sacred Monogram (IHS) and three nails centered beneath the monogram.

Inscription

Inside the band is an inscription, probably added later, which reads: "Apple-Jean. Many waters cannot quench love"

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz