Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria
Height x width (bezel): 2.8 x 3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.3 x 2.4 cm (7/8 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilt silver, silver, and glass
Not On View
Ring with a large bezel featuring the madonna and child. The image is widthwise and applied to the openwork bezel. The applique is riveted and gilded. The perimeter of the bezel is set with multi-color glass “gems.” The background of the madonna is stylized flames. The shank has diagonal lines that are notched.
There is an impressed number "13" inside the shank.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection