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Ring brooch

Ring brooch

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1400-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss E. M. Begg

  • Museum number:

    M.344-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ring brooch, bronze. The decoration comprising motifs in a Gothic style, of three 'l' or 'i' shapes, alternating with two 'v' shapes at the centre and three fleur-de-lis, which are formed as if bound by a ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

1400-1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.7 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by Miss E.M. Begg

Descriptive line

Bronze ring brooch with I-shaped motifs and two fleur-de-lis, English or French, 15th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lightbown, Ronald. Medieval European Jewellery: with a catalogue of the collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1992. cat. 30. p. 499.

Production Note

Possibly made in England or France

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Fleur-de-lis

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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