Archer's Thumb Ring

Object Name: 
Archer's Thumb Ring

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Object Name: 
Archer's Thumb Ring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.203
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.3 cm, Diam: 3.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1950
Primary Description: 
Archer's Thumb Ring. Translucent colorless "camphor" or "snowflake" and dark red glasses; probably cut from a tube, ground, cased and carved. Tubular shape; upper rim ground flat and encircled by narrow collar of red; cut design in red of two hydra-like dragons en face, a tiny "jewel" incised with a longevity character between them; lower rim with bulbous red overlay.
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Category: 
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31