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African King

Artist: Unknown

Date: Ancient
Medium: Sardonyx in three layers, mounted in a gold ring
Dimensions:
13/16 x 13/16 x 15/16 in. (2.1 x 2.1 x 2.4 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of John Ringling, 1936
Object number: SN1435.26
On View: Art Museum Gallery 03
Provenance
Emile Gavet, Paris (cat. #878), approximately 1870s-1880s; sold to Mr. and Mrs. William K. and Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt, Gothic Room, Marble House, Newport, Rhode Island, 1889-1982; transfered to Mrs. Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont in divorce; purchased by John Ringling, 1928, lot 148; bequest to The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1936
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