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Ring

Band ring with a stylized snake bezel and three pendant hoops. The head and tail form part of the bezel and the body has lined decoration. Three flat pendant hoops that are movable are attached to three hoops soldered to the center of the bezel.

Provenance

Molde. William D. Boardman Collection; 1901, gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman

Credit Line

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

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Lapland, Scandinavia

Accession Number

01.6159

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings