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Ring

Probably German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 2.7 x 2.5 cm (1 1/16 x 1 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.3 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6011

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring featuring Saint George and the Dragon. The saint, dragon and irregular perimeter are enameled. There is also enamel decoration on the shoulder and shank. There are two small, enameled “gems” on the shoulders. The bezel is an openwork design, and the metal appears cast in one part.

Markings

An impressed mark under the shoulder

Credit Line

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