Production ring #3

Man's ring

Designed 1944, produced 1946-1957
Margaret De Patta (American, 1903–1964)


Object Place: San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2.5 x 2.9 cm (5/8 x 1 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.119

Medium or Technique

Cast silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

The rectangular top of the ring is composed of five raised, flat, parallel lines intersected by an off-center perpendicular silver strip. From a blunt edge, the parallel lines continue at a 90 degree angle, narrowing to a smooth curvature that forms the back of the band.

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 14, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.