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Circus Ring

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White and yellow metal ring with top composed of five interlocking moveable gears, surmounted by cast three dimensional silver circus figures including : elephant, acrobat on horse, man with whip and one with hoop.

Signed

Inside shank " BW Sterling"

Provenance

Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

BW

about 1984

Object Place

Syracuse, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 2.5 x 4.4 cm (2 x 1 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.584

Medium or Technique

Brass, silver, and other metals

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings