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Angle Ring

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver, mother of pearl
DATES ca. 1958
DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (3.5 x 2.9 x 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Art Smith is engraved on the back of the encasement for the mother of pearl. In black felt tip also is written '58', and '8'
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A ring with an oblong, oval-shaped mother-of-pearl shell set at an angle above a flat ring with three striations. This in turn is soldered onto a band at the same angle as the stone.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917–1982). Angle Ring, ca. 1958. Silver, mother of pearl, 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (3.5 x 2.9 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.13_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.13_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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