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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold with a faceted hog-back diamond

  • Museum number:

    730-1904

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf C, box 16

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring with a loxenge-shaped bezel on a cushion, the cusped setting with a faceted hog-back diamond, with volutes on the shoulders

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold with a faceted hog-back diamond

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1.1 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring with a loxenge-shaped bezel on a cushion, the cusped setting with a faceted hog-back diamond, with volutes on the shoulders, Western Europe, 1550-1600.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bury, Shirley, Jewellery Gallery Summuray Catalogue (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982), p.203, Case 33, Board K, no.5.

Labels and date

RING
Enamelled gold. Hexagonal bezel set with a turquoise. Imbricated hoop.
WEST EUROPEAN: 16th century.
955-1871
Waterton Collection

This is the full text from Bury, 1982, Case 33, Board K, no.5 [1982]

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Diamond

Techniques

Casting; Enamelling; Stone setting

Subjects depicted

Volutes

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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