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On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Signet Ring

ca. 1600 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Nielloed silver signet ring, the oval bezel set with a cornelian intaglio of Hercules resting. The sides of the bezel, shoulders and hoop nielloed with flowers


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Nielloed silver with a carnelian intaglio
Brief description
Nielloed silver signet ring, the oval bezel set with a carnelian intaglio of Hercules resting. The sides of the bezel, shoulders and hoop nielloed with flowers, Italy, about 1600.
Physical description
Nielloed silver signet ring, the oval bezel set with a cornelian intaglio of Hercules resting. The sides of the bezel, shoulders and hoop nielloed with flowers
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.5cm
  • Width: 2.6cm
  • Depth: 1.8cm
Object history
ex Waterton Collection
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
968-1871

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Record createdDecember 9, 2005
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