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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    1800-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold

  • Museum number:

    859-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 23, shelf C, box 1

Physical description

Gold gimmel fede ring with three pivoted hoops, joined by a small pin. The middle hoop, with milled edges is set with two conjoined hearts, the others with clasped hands masking the hearts.

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

1800-50 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 3 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold gimmel fede ring, Western Europe, 1800-50.

Materials

Gold

Subjects depicted

Love; Gimmel rings

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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