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Ring

Ring with hands holding a heart surmounted by a crown. Openwork bezel with unusual feature in that the right hand clasps the heart in front and the left hand clasps it in back. The shank is engraved with diagonal lines. Cuffs of hands also with engraved decoration.

Marks

Unidentified marks on inside of shank

Credit Line

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

German, possible late 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

01.6081

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings