French or German
Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)
Height x width (bezel): 1.7 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.4 x 2.4 cm (15/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Iron, gold, and niello
Not On View
Signet ring with an octagonal bezel featuring a heraldic design. The imagery consists of a shield with a quarter moon and star. The central element is unclear and is surmounted by another quarter moon and star. The shoulders have niello and guilt decoration.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection