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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

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Ring (USA), 1950–60

This is a Ring. It was designed by Elsie Marie Bates-Freund. It is dated 1950–60 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is bent silver wire, enameled earthenware fused to crackled glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ms. Rita Adrosko. It is credited Gift of Rita J. Adrosko.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 2.6 x 2 x 2.7 cm (1 x 13/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ring (USA), 1950–60; Designed by Elsie Marie Bates-Freund (American, 1907–2001); bent silver wire, enameled earthenware fused to crackled glass; Overall: 2.6 x 2 x 2.7 cm (1 x 13/16 x 1 1/16 in.); Gift of Rita J. Adrosko; 1994-58-1

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