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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (Western, made)

  • Date:

    1500-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, chased; enamel; ruby

  • Museum number:

    597-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ring, gold, enamellled, set with a ruby. The quatrefoil petal bezel with further sloping petals, the shoulders chased and enamelled in green.

Place of Origin

Europe (Western, made)

Date

1500-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, chased; enamel; ruby

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring with a 4-petal bezel, with double cusps re-set with a ruby, with chased shoulders, Western Europe, 1500-1600

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

Oman, Charles, Catalogue of Rings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1930, no.278

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Ruby

Techniques

Chasing; Enamelling

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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