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Ring

German
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 2 cm) Diameter (shank): 13/16 in. (2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6199

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring featuring St George and the Dragon. The openwork bezel has an image of St George in profile, astride his horse. The slain dragon is beneath the horse. The letters “SG” are engraved beneath the image which is displayed width-wise across the bezel. The shank and shoulders have engraved striated decoration along the border.

Markings

Possible maker's mark beneath the letters "SG"

Credit Line

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