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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (South, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.210-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring, the bezel acting as a base for a reclining Cupid. The shoulders with cast volutes, inscribed inside 'QVIS RESISTET', behind a heart transfixed by an arrow

Place of Origin

Germany (South, made)

Date

ca. 1575 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold

Marks and inscriptions

'QVIS RESISTET'
'Who can resist him'
inscribed inside

Dimensions

Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Dame Joan Evans in 1920

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring, the bezel acting as a base for a reclining Cupid. The shoulders with cast volutes, inscribed inside 'QVIS RESISTET', behind a heart transfixed by an arrow, South Germany, ca.1575

Subjects depicted

Volutes; Pierced hearts; Arrows

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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