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Ring

Norwegian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

01.6157

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Provenance

William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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