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Ring

Norwegian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3 x 1.5 cm (1 3/16 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 1.8 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6156

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Wedding ring with a large disk pendant. The ring is made of thin, silver sheet. The bezel is diamond-shaped with repoussé “dots.” Dangling from the center is a concave disk secured to a hoop soldered to the raised center of the bezel. On each shoulder is a circular, faceted, red-glass “gem.” The “gems” are set in bezel, saw-tooth mounts. The shank has repoussé decoration and 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