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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Austria, Tirol

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6031

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass, and stag tooth

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with two stag teeth, dangling pendants, and glass “gems.” There are three pendants. The center pendant is a silver lock flanked by two key pendants. The faceted red and green “gems” are set in saw-tooth bezel mounts. The stamped, shoulder elements are applied to bifurcating bases. The flat shank has engraved, diagonal-line decoration. The bezel is composed of several separate elements soldered to a flat base.

Credit Line

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