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Ring with Clasped Right Hands
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Ring with Clasped Right Hands


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Description With a heart below each cuff, these clasped hands are emblematic of trust and are a traditional motif for betrothal rings and other marriage imagery.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Art and Love in Renaissance Italy. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. 2008-2009.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1941

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Period
1500-1650 (Renaissance)
Accession Number
57.1636
Measurements
3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
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