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Japonesque Ring

This is a Japonesque ring.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1925. Its medium is diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, onyx, gold.

Designs that featured elements of Japanese styling within a European context extended to jewelry. In this ring, multicolored stones bring Western techniques to Japanese motifs, such as a pagoda.

It is credited Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.5 × 1.6 × 2.5 cm (1 in. × 5/8 in. × 1 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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