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Ring

Western European
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

Height (bezel): 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Diamete (shank): 13/16 in. (2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6169

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring in the form of a coiled, stylized snake. Made from hammered, half-round wire. The head and tail of the snake have cross-hatced decoration. The head and tail of the animal plus two coils constitute the bezel.

Credit Line

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