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Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Fashioned from two strands of silver twisted together, such rings frequently are called "ring-money," indicating their dual function as jewelry and money.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/09/1959Examinationother
8/06/1979Treatmentcleaned; coated
8/06/1979Examinationexamined for condition
6/01/1983Examinationexamined for loan
6/14/1983Loan Considerationexamined for loan
4/19/1984Treatmentcleaned
5/24/1984Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • 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 Donat, Paris; Alistair Bradley Martin, Long Island; Ralph M. Chait, New York; gift to the Walters Art Museum, 1954, by Ralph M. Chait.
Credit Gift of Ralph M. Chait, 1954

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Period
9th-10th century (Medieval)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1850
Measurements
1 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in. (2.6 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm)
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