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Ring
Medium: Silver, stone
Dimensions: H x W x D: 3 x 2.7 x 3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Geography: Senegal
Object Number: 2012-18-135
Search Terms:
Adornment
Female use
Object is not currently on exhibit

Oval ring in silver with central, possibly carnelian, stone surrounded by small rosettes. The stone is held in place by four sets of 2 V shaped prongs that lie over the top of the stone. The underside is flattened metal and a plain silver band is soldered at the center.

Marian Johnson, purchased in Dakar, Senegal, 1963-late 20th century to 2012



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