Object Place: Europe, Germany, Bavaria
Height x width (bezel): 5/8 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 1.6 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silver gilt, glass, enamel
Not On View
Ring with a bezel featuring the “IHS” monogram. The inscription is written in gold leaf on red enamel/pigment background under glass. Raised dots surround the monogram and this entire unit is secured to a flat base by two V-shaped tabs. The unit is silver gilt. Each shoulder has three glass, bezel-set “gems” (one is missing). The shank has carved decoration.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst