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Ring

Possibly English
Possibly 17th century


Object Place: Europe, Armenia

Dimensions

Diameter (bezel): 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.1 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6582

Medium or Technique

Metal; Copper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Devotional ring with a circular bezel featuring a cross flanked by two sheep. The bezel is a raised, flat knob with an intaglio design.

Inscription

Inscription above the cross and sheep, along the upper half of the border.

Provenance

1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection