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Wedding ring

Norwegian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 3/4 x 3/4 in. (1.9 x 1.9 cm) Height x width (shank): 9/16 x 9/16 in. (1.5 x 1.5 cm)

Accession Number

01.6174

Medium or Technique

Silver, brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Wedding ring with sixteen pendant hoops arranged in a cluster. The applied silver bezel is diamond-shaped and soldered to a flat, silver band that bifurcates at the shoulders and extends to the center. There are sixteen silver hoops surrounded by fine, coiled wires that are soldered to the base. Attached to each projecting hoop is a movable brass hoop.

Markings

Stamped inside the shank '830.I.F.'

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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