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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1625-1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold

  • Museum number:

    103-1865

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf D, box 26

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel with a revolving centre. The obverse with a portrait of Anne of Austria and on the reverse, her son, King Louis XIV of France. The hoop is enamelled with coloured flowers on white.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)

Date

1625-1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold

Dimensions

Height: 2 cm, Width: 1.9 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel with a revolving centre, a portrait of Anne of Austria on the obverse and King Louis XIV of France on the reverse, the hoop enamelled with coloured flowers on white, possibly made in France, 1625-75.

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Royalty; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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