Coral ring

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x diameter width at largest point : 1 x 2.5 x 3.3 cm (3/8 x 1 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1279

Medium or Technique

Coral and metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This spiral coral ring has a carved head and tail of a serpent and the body composed of irregular cylindrical coral beads strung on a flat metal wire which springs open and closed.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb