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Ring

Probably English
Late 18th - early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.7 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

01.6139

Medium or Technique

Silver, red jasper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Signet ring with an oval intaglio. The image includes an anchor in a rococo-style cartouche surmounted by a classical male holding a rope or snake. There are four initials at the top “I.G.B.C.” On each shoulder, there is a globular design and the shank is plain. There are striations under the closed box bezel.

Credit Line

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