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Ring

North African, possibly
19th century


Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 11/16 x 13/16 in. (1.7 x 2 cm) Other (band): 0.9 x 2 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.65.23

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a large cluster of silver balls. The hollow balls have wire stems that are twisted together to make a cluster which is soldered to a wide decorative band. The band is composed of wires forming an openwork pattern.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection