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The ring is a silver and gold band with gold and black patterning. The underlying substrate is made of silver and a layer of gold with pierce-work covers the surface. The silver pattern is darkened with liver of sulphide to enhance the recessed design. In the center of the dark central band,...

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STERLING/18K/brooks

Provenance

1947-1948, created by artist George Brooks, Montreal; gift from Brooks to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1947–48

  • Designed by George Brooks, Canadian (active in Canada and the United States), born in 1925
Object Place

Montreal, Canada

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.9 x 0.8 cm (3/4 x 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1338

Medium or Technique

Gold and silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings