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One of set of four lacing-rings, 'maljor', (1868,0309.36-39), silver-gilt, of openwork design with three trilobed elements surmounted by a central boss, within a wisted wire ring.
- Made in: Sweden
- Diameter: 3.8 centimetres
For 'maljors' or lacing-pins see curators comments for 1868.0309.30
In attached image, the rings are arranged as follows, from top left:
For enlarged details, see 1868,0309.37 and 39.
'Received from the Trustees of the Christy Collection in exchange for duplicates from Haslar Hospital.' (acquisitions register for 1868,0309). For explanation see 1868,0309.4. The register also notes that these pieces were 'all from Norway'; they are all made in Sweden. Norway was still united to Sweden until 1905 which may explain the confusion.
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Object reference number: MCM7239
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