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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Austria, Tirol

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.5 x 1.7 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.1 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6046

Medium or Technique

Silver; stag tooth

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a tooth of a stag. The tooth, a symbol of virility, is bezel-set with a beaded lower border. The shoulder appliqués have an openwork floral design. The shank has carved decoration in diagonal lines and notch work.

Markings

Stamped mark inside shank

Credit Line

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