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Gold Plated Bronze Ring
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Gold Plated Bronze Ring

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The bezel is formed of stepped squares, the upper face being incised with a sunburst in imitation of an intaglio setting. The hoop, which is broken, develops a strong median ridge as it approaches the bezel.
Date Description Narrative
7/21/1959Treatmentcleaned; coated
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941

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6th century
bronze, gold plate
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
Diam: 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Rhineland (Place of Origin)
  • France (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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