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Ring

  • Object:

    Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (made)

  • Date:

    1860-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt decorated with a filigree dome and set with one red and one green paste

  • Museum number:

    1555-1873

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This ring was bought as an example of traditional Syrian jewellery at the International Exhibition, London, in 1872 for two shillings.

Physical description

Silver-gilt ring with a flat shank stamped with a band of beading between borders of twisted wire. There is a rectangle with a different pattern in the centre of the back. The bezel has a dome of open filigree in the centre with a paste in a closed setting on each side: one red, one green.

Place of Origin

Syria (made)

Date

1860-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt decorated with a filigree dome and set with one red and one green paste

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.8 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt ring with a domed, filigree bezel between two pastes, one red, one green, Syria, 1860-1870.

Materials

Silver-gilt; Paste

Techniques

Filigree

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Middle East Section

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