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Betrothal ring

Betrothal ring with gilded double hearts surmounted by a crown. The crown and shoulders are set with faceted glass or garnets. There is also engraved decoration on the hearts and shoulders.

Marks

Indistinct mark on outside of shank

Credit Line

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

Western European, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

01.5971

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, glass or garnet

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings