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Betrothal ring

Fede ring

Italian
15th–16th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 7/16 x 9/16 in. (1.1 x 1.4 cm) Height x width (shank): 11/16 x 5/8 in. (1.7 x 1.6 cm)

Accession Number

01.5969

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Betrothal ring with clasped hands. Engraved decoration outlining knuckles of right hand and overlying fingers of left hand.

Markings

Marked on outside of shank

Credit Line

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