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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland

Dimensions

Height (bezel): 9/16 in. (1.5 cm) Diameter (shank): 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)

Accession Number

01.6159

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Band ring with a stylized snake bezel and three pendant hoops. The head and tail form part of the bezel and the body has lined decoration. Three flat pendant hoops that are movable are attached to three hoops soldered to the center of the bezel.

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