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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland

Dimensions

Height (bezel): 9/16 in. (1.4 cm) Diameter (shank): 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6160

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Band ring in the form of a stylized snake with three pendant hoops. The head and tail are on the bezel. The latter is in a curled, openwork pattern. The skin of the snake is represented as an engraved zigzag design. Three hoops are riveted to the center of the bezel and three flat pendant hoops are attached to these.

Credit Line

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