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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6095

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with red glass “gems” in saw-tooth mounts. The three larger “gems” are tear-drop shaped and faceted. The four circular “gems” form the corners of the bezel. Each shoulder has an applied image of the crucified Christ. The shank is plain and flat.

Markings

Impressed letter on the outside - possibly a "J" or "S."

Credit Line

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