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Ring

Snake ring with a compartment for hair. The head and tail are set with small, cabochon turquoises. The body of the snake has a raised, openwork back with a hollow for hair.

Credit Line

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

Probably German, early 19th century

Object Place

Nuremburg, Germany

Accession Number

01.6124

Medium or Technique

Gold, turquoise

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings