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Ring

Band ring in the form of a stylized snake with three pendant hoops. The head and tail are on the bezel. The latter is in a curled, openwork pattern. The skin of the snake is represented as an engraved zigzag design. Three hoos are riveted to the center of the bezel and three flat pendant...

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Credit Line

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

Western European, 19th century

Object Place

Lapland, Scandinavia

Accession Number

01.6160

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings