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Ring


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Unlike seal and marriage rings, which had functional and social significance, small rings of this type were purely ornamental.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, New York, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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Period
7th century (Late Antique)
Medium
gold, pearls, and semiprecious stones
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1642
Measurements
9/16 in. (1.5 cm)

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