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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold, set with rubies

  • Museum number:

    213-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ring of gold, set with rubies and the figure 3 in enamel.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold, set with rubies

Dimensions

Height: 2 cm, Width: 1.8 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Object history note

The enamelled figure 3 on the head of the ring relates to the pendant badge 451-1873, the design of which also incorporates a 3, as well as an anchor and a cluster of forget-me-nots, which in turn relates it to the badge 9081-1863. All three pieces were probably German court decorations.

Descriptive line

Ring, enamelled gold, set with rubies, made in Germany, early 17th century.

Materials

Gold; Ruby; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling; Lapidary

Subjects depicted

Forget-me-nots (flowers); Anchors; Numbers

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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