South German (Schwäbisch Gmünd)
Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria
Height x width (bezel): 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (height): 2 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, verre eglomisé
Not On View
Ring featuring the monogram of Christ. The raised, square bezel has the monogram in verre eglomisé. it is surrounded by repoussé rosettes. This is a separate unit that is secured to the ring by two metal tabs. Each openwork shoulder has green and red glass “gems” that are bezel-mounted and soldered to the bifurcating base. The shank has impressed circle decoration.
Two impressed marks on the outside.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection