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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 2.2 x 2.4 cm (7/8 x 15/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6045

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring featuring a madonna and child with a flame surround. The Madonna holds a scepter in her right hand. The image is width-wise, and the scalloped border has piercings. The shoulders have a stylized petal design, and the shank has borders with engraved striations.

Markings

The letter "M' or "W" is stamped on one shoulder. The number "12" is stamped on the other shoulder.

Credit Line

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