Object Title

Thumb ring

Thumb ring

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.168

Provenance

Purchased 10 August 2004 at a private auction, lot 37. Part of a collection belonging to Commander Paterson

Physical Description

A cylindrical thumb ring, fashioned from mustard-coloured jade with creamy white marbling lines running through parts, forming peaked outlines in the stone. The ring is plain and smooth on the main faces, without ornamentation. One rim is rounded outwards with a convex curve, the other rim slopes inwards towards the centre of the ring and has a more precise outer edge.

Materials

Dimensions

InnerDiameter22mm
OverallHeight20mm
OverallWeight0.062kg
OverallWidth40mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places China/Asia