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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


Medium or Technique

Silver gilt




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings