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Chris Steenbergen is one of a few well know Dutch artist jewelers in the second half of the 20th Century. This jewel was part of his personal collection and we were lucky enough to be able to purchase a large part of this collection. Ever since then we have been searching and studying into his background information to see where his jewelry was exposed and in what books he was mentioned. And it has been an interesting time.
We see this as a unique opportunity for collectors to obtain a collectible piece of future antique jewelry.
This particular ring is pictured on page 26 in the catalog of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands, named 'Chris Steenbergen, goldsmith' published in 1985. And is also shown on page 19 of the book "Jewels of Mind and Mentality - Dutch Jewelry Design 1950-2000 'by the Museum of Contemporary Art Het Kruithuis',' s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. published in 2000.
Antique jewelry object group: ring (artist jewelry)
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Netherlands
Style: Art Jewelry - Art jewelry is created with a variety of materials, not just precious metals and gems, and forms a counterbalance to the use of "precious materials" in regular (fine) jewelry. Art jewelry should be compared to expressions of art in other media such as glass, wood, plastics and clay. (from: Wikipedia) or more info on styles
Period: ca. 1967
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Material: 18K yellow gold
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Extra information: Chris Steenbergen (1940-2007) - A well known Dutch artist jeweller goldsmith silversmith. Participated in many exibitions in many countries and is mentioned in many books on contemporary jewelry art. A more extended explanation on his live and works are to be found on our Chris Steenbergen glossary page.
Our complete collection of: Chris Steenbergen jewelry.
Hallmarks: The Dutch control mark representing a tulip with the number 750 for 18K gold. In use since 1953. And clearly recognizable remains of Chris Steenbergen's master mark.
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Dimensions: top of ring 2,23 cm (0,88 inch) x 1,80 cm (0,71 inch)
Weight: 12,70 gram (8,17 dwt)
Ring size Continental: 56 & 17¾ , Size US 7½ , Size UK: O½
Resizing: This ring cannot be resized because of the way it is made.
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Reference Nº: 13262-0084
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