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Ring

Possibly Italian or Swiss
about 1830


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

01.5973

Medium or Technique

Gold, gemstones, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Credit Line

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