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Ring

Northern European
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 1 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.) Height x width (shank): 2.1 x 2.1 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.408

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a plain, rectangular bezel surrounded by a border of balls and twisted wire. Each shoulder has an applied element in the form of a stylized shell. The shank is plain except for notched decoration in imitation of beaded wire. This extends along the edges of the shoulders and bezel. The ring is very lightweight and made of sheet metal elements.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson