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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pewter, pierced

  • Museum number:

    919-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pewter ring with a circular bezel with a double medallion portrait of Emperor Charles V and his brother Archduke Ferdinand. The bezel and hoop pierced to form a whistle

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pewter, pierced

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Width: 3 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Pewter ring with a circular bezel with a double medallion portrait of Emperor Charles V and his brother Archduke Ferdinand. The bezel and hoop pierced to form a whistle, Germany, late 16th century

Subjects depicted

Whistles

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Royalty

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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