Possibly Italian or Swiss
Object Place: Europe, Italy
Height x width (bezel, dog): 3/8 x 1/2 in. (1 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.3 x 2.2 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold, gemstones, enamel
Not On View
Ring with a bezel featuring a reclining dog , associated with fidelity and loyalty. The bezel is set in an elaborate mounth highlighted by colored enamels, 4 colored gemstones, one of which is missing.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman. The William D. Boardman Collection