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Ring

English
17th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Decade ring wtih an oval bezel featuring the crucified Christ. This ring has sixteen small knobs instead of the usual ten. Some of the earlier rings from the fifteenth century with more than ten knobs feature Saint Christopher.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman