South German or Austrian
Late 18th - early 19th century
Object Place: Europe, Germany
Diameter (bezel): 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.4 x 2.4 cm (15/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Ring featuring Saint Anthony of Padua holding the Christ child. The bezel is circular, raised, and in low-relief. On each shoulder is a stylized leaf decoration. It is heavy and massive. Saint Anthony is the patron of unexpected death.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection