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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast gold with traces of enamel

  • Museum number:

    963-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf D, box 2

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring with a bezel cast in the form of a man struggling with a unicorn, the shoulders with cast volutes

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1575 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cast gold with traces of enamel

Dimensions

Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 0.5 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring with a bezel cast in the form of a man struggling with a unicorn, the shoulders with cast volutes, Germany, about 1575.

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Subjects depicted

Unicorns; Volutes; Men

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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