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Ring with a central medallion featuring a profile head. The bezel is composed of a circular medallion with a polished steel base and cast iron head which is riveted to the base. There is a gold border around the medallion. The shoulders are cast openwork. The shank is ribbed.

Credit Line

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

German, about 1820

Object Place

Germany (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Iron, gold




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings