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Ring

South German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 2 x 2.4 cm (13/16 x 15/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.3 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6076

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring featuring Saint Michael standing on a dragon. The image is widthwise on an open bezel. The saint holds a cross in his right hand and a shield with the letter “M.” The bezel and shoulders are cast as a unit and soldered to the shank. The latter has engraved borders.

Markings

The number 12 is stamped into one of the shoulders.

Credit Line

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