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Ring

South German or Austrian
Late 18th - early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Diameter (bezel): 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.4 x 2.4 cm (15/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6142

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

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.

Credit Line

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