German (Berlin or Gleiwtiz)
Object Place: Europe, Germany
Height x width (bezel): 1.6 x 1.4 cm (5/8 x 9/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.3 x 2.7 cm (7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Iron and steel
Not On View
Signet ring with a skull and bones. The shape of the bezel is octagonal and has a beveled edge on the underside. The shoulders have florets in diamond shapes, and the shank is ribbed. It is cast in two parts.
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection