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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    France (ring, possibly, made)
    Italy (intaglio, made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with a carnelian intaglio

  • Museum number:

    727-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring with an oval bezel set with a Roman carnelian intaglio of Ceres and inscribed in lombardic characters +S HEMERICI.

Place of Origin

France (ring, possibly, made)
Italy (intaglio, made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with a carnelian intaglio

Marks and inscriptions

'+S HEMERICI.'
Inscription in lombardic characters

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.6 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring with an oval bezel set with a Roman carnelian intaglio of Ceres and inscribed in lombardic characters +S HEMERICI., France, 13th century

Materials

Gold; Carnelian

Techniques

Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Intaglios

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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