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Slave ring (anello di schiavo)

Ring with flat bezel. The bezel is broken and the surface decoration is corroded. The ring is hand-fabricated from folded sheet metal. The seam is visible inside the band. The shoulders and shank are plain.

Credit Line

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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper alloy




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings