Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland
Height x width (bezel): 2.8 x 2.4 cm (1 1/8 x 15/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)
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Marriage ring with four dangling hoops. The diamond-shaped bezel has a raised, central boss surrounded by raised “dot” decoration and chased striations. At the four points of the bezel, there are dangling pendants secured by hoops soldered to the bezel. The shoulders have punched decorations and all edges of the ring have an engraved contour line. The ring has been repaired or resized.
William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection