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Ring

Ring with a coiled snake. The band, whose lateral surfaces have carved decoration, was made separately. An applied snake with a flattened head is wound around the band and forms the bezel. The ring shows considerable wear and is now triangular in shape.

Credit Line

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

Western European, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

01.5947

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings