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Ring - Supernature

Supernature

  • Object:

    Ring

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    2007 (made)
    2005 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Azagury-Partridge, Solange (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    18carat gold and enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Solange Azagury-Partridge

  • Museum number:

    M.23-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 43, shelf A, box 8

The inspiration for this ring was the artist's seven year old daugher, Mardi. It is a garden scene, incorporating small insects such as snails and ladybirds in the bold colours which enamel permits. 'Supernature' is a naive vision of nature, inspired by a child's view of the world.

Physical description

18ct gold ring covered in grass green enamel. On the bezel of the ring can be seen small garden insects enamelled in bright colours: a snail, ladybird, bee, bird and cloud.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

2007 (made)
2005 (designed)

Artist/maker

Azagury-Partridge, Solange (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

18carat gold and enamel

Marks and inscriptions

S A-P

London hallmarks for 2007

Dimensions

Width: 2.9 cm, Height: 3.4 cm, Depth: 2.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Supernature' ring, gold and enamel. Designed by Solange Azagury-Partridge in 2005 and made in 2007. London, England.

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Subjects depicted

Snail; Bird; Ladybird; Cloud; Bee

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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