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Betrothal ring

Betrothal ring with three medallions and clasped hands. The medallions form bezel and shoulders. The clasped hands are at the back of the shank. Each medallion with a different engraved design. Below the shoulders are Maltese crosses with remains of niello inlay.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 15th century

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Medium or Technique

Silver and niello




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings