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Ring

Ring with a diamond-shaped bezel featuring a heart pierced by arrows surmounted by a pair of doves. The design is executed in repoussé and a border of dots frames the central motif. The shoulders are decorated with a stylized leaf pattern and the shank has ribbed borders.

Provenance

Molde. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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

Scandinavian, probably Norwegian, 19th century

Object Place

Norway

Accession Number

01.6171

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings