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Ring

German (Berlin or Gleiwtiz)
about 1820–30


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.6 x 1.4 cm (5/8 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.3 x 2.7 cm (7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6073

Medium or Technique

Iron and steel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Signet ring with a skull and bones. The shape of the bezel is octagonal and has a beveled edge on the underside. The shoulders have florets in diamond shapes, and the shank is ribbed. It is cast in two parts.

Credit Line

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