H x W x D: 3.3 x 2.3 x 4.8 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
Gilt silver (gold wash) ring of three stacked hollow rectangles descending in size so that the smallest is on top. The top of the smallest rectangle and sides are decorated in openwork nesting half circles or curves. Attached to simple band of parallel bands of twisted wire.
Marian Johnson, purchased in Dakar, Senegal, 1963-late 20th century to 2012
Johnson, Marian Ashby. 1994. "Gold jewelry of the Wolof and the Tukulor of Senegal." African arts 27 (1), pp. 36-49. (see p. 46 for comparable taken by author, if not exact piece)