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Ring

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel) x diameter: 5/16 x 1/4 x 7/8 in. (0.8 x 0.7 x 2.3 cm)

Accession Number

01.6064

Medium or Technique

Iron or silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with clasped hands and a patriotic motto. The hands are vertical, above them is a sprig and below the letter “F”. The motto is inscribed along both borders and reads “Quand on y prononce … mot d’honneur et de patrie il y a de l’echo en France”. Between the words are raised “comma” designs. The shank is broken.

Inscription

"Quand on y prononce...mot d'honneur et de patrie il y a de l'echo en France"

Credit Line

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