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Gift Box Ring

1979 Arline Fisch Born: New York, New York 1931 sterling silver and 18k gold 1 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (2.5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Martha and Pat Connell © 1979, Arline M. Fisch 2002.43 Not currently on view


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The Gift Box Rings play with the idea of jewelry presented as a gift. We solve the mystery of what might be in the boxes, concealed in beautiful “wrapping” and “ribbon,” by peering up from below, where the presents reveal themselves to be empty.

Keywords

Object - other - container

decorative arts - jewelry

Crafts - Metal

metal - gold

metal - silver

About Arline Fisch

Born: New York, New York 1931

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