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Ring

German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number

18.72

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, glass, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a bezel featuring the “IHS” monogram. The inscription is written in gold leaf on red enamel/pigment background under glass. Raised dots surround the monogram and this entire unit is secured to a flat base by two V-shaped tabs. The unit is silver gilt. Each shoulder has three glass, bezel-set “gems” (one is missing). The shank has carved decoration.
See 01.6093.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst