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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burton, Michael (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    M.296-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 43, shelf B, box 1

Physical description

Silver ring, the bezel in the form of a tall building, London hallmarks for 1975 and maker's mark for Michael Burton

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Burton, Michael (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

marks
London hallmarks for 1975

mark
Maker's mark for Michael Burton

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased from the first Loot Exhibition, Goldsmiths' Hall, 1975. It was chosen Paul Podolsky as his favourite piece as a judge. The most popular of the six pieces was added to the permanent collection at Goldsmiths Hall and each of the prize winners was given a prize by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. This ring was purchased by the V&A for £45.

Descriptive line

Silver ring, the bezel in the form of a tall building, London hallmarks for 1975 and maker's mark for Michael Burton, London, 1975.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Building

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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