Square Silver Ring with Slumped Glass and Gold

Title: 
Square Silver Ring with Slumped Glass and Gold

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Object Name: 
Ring
Title: 
Square Silver Ring with Slumped Glass and Gold
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.6.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm, W: 1.9 cm, D: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, gold and silver metals; Kiln formed and fused glass and gold leaf bonded with Epoxy to silver that has been bent, cut, soldered, polished and plated with rhodium. Ring of silver in form of a cube open on two sides, with one semi-circular cut-out (so finger can bend); opposite exterior wall decorated with applied drop of colorless lined fused on underside, with gold leaf and then kiln-formed into flowing shape; bonded to silver so that edge of glass drapes over one side of silver; stamped on silver interior: Japanese calligraphic mark for "Kazu" (see object information sheet for example) SILVER.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mitsushima, Kazuko ((b. 1946)), Source
1990-02-13
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
SILVER
mark
Stamped interior (Kazu)
Glass Jewelry: 25 Centuries of Style
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1991-09-24 through 1991-10-26