Cluster Knuckles Ring
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
Silver alloy, rhodochrosite, jade (?), turquoise (?), zoisite (?)
1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
"49" written in ink on verso.
Gift of Charles L. Russell
A large ring of pink, turquoise, green-and-purple-mottled and orange, oval-shaped, semi-precious cabouchon stones that spans three fingers. The stones are framed in silver and affixed to wires that are soldered together to form two openings for fingers, between the smaller orange and larger purple-green stones and the smaller turquoise and larger pink stones.
Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Cluster Knuckles Ring, ca. 1968. Silver alloy, rhodochrosite, jade (?), turquoise (?), zoisite (?), 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.17_PS2.jpg)
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