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Decade ring

Ring with ten raised knobs at spaced intervals around the band. The front of the ring has a protruding circular bezel engraved with the sacred Monogram (IHS) and three nails centered beneath the monogram.

Inscription

Inside the band is an inscription, probably added later, which reads: "Apple-Jean. Many waters cannot quench love"

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1994.78

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings