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Ring

Probably German
early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Nuremburg, Germany

Dimensions

Diameter (bezel): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Height (bezel): 1/4 in. (0.7 cm)

Accession Number

01.6124

Medium or Technique

Gold, turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Snake ring with a compartment for hair. The head and tail are set with small, cabochon turquoises. The body of the snake has a raised, openwork back with a hollow for hair.

Credit Line

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