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Wedding ring

Norwegian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Sweden

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1.9 x 1.7 cm (3/4 x 11/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6164

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Marriage ring with a diamond-shaped bezel and a repoussée design featuring a pierced heard and two birds. The heart is pierced by two arrows and surmounted by two birds that face each other. The design is in a faux beaded border. The shoulders have a stylized bird design and one shank has ribbed borders.

Provenance

Bleking. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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