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Indo-Pacific Art
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Claw Set Gem Bird Ring

mid-7th to 10th century

Gold with semi-precious stones

0.945 × 1.065 cm, 3.2 g (3/8 × 7/16 in., 3.2 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2007.142.248
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
Early Classic Period (700–1000)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 165, fig. 43.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.