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Silver Ring with Flattened Hoop
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Silver Ring with Flattened Hoop


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The hoop is flattened to produce a flat, diamond-shaped bezel engraved with a sphinx and swan with spread wings in a hatched border ending in palmettes. A break and mend are visible running through the middle of the bezel.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/01/1971Treatmentcleaned
12/07/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [Yugoslavian treasure]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Creator
Period
late 6th century BC
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.704
Measurements
Diam: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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