Ring

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Object Name: 
Ring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.119
Dimensions: 
H: 3.2 cm, L: 2.5 cm, W: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1950-about 1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elsa Freund
Primary Description: 
Transparent light aquamarine non-lead scrap glass, greenish-beige glaze, terra cotta colored clay; metallic silver; clay formed by hand, bisque fired, glazed on one side and set with broken colored glass then fired again; hammered silver wire; adhesive used to attach wire to clay. Ring with circular (slightly squared) glass "stone" of crazed turquoise blue on glazed ceramic pad; ends of silver wire mount embedded in ceramic pad, parts of wire hammered flat in some places, wire sweeps around "stone" then spirals to form four circle finger ring (space between each circle); impressed on back of clay (almost undistinguishable and is obscured): "SP".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Freund, Elsa (Elsie) Marie Bates ((1912-2001)), Source
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