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Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf D, box 13
Gold signet ring with an octagonal bezel engraved with a pelican in its piety, with behind, 'TS' in monogram. The hoop is reduced in size.
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'TS' in monogram.
Engraved on bezel.
Height: 2 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm
Object history note
ex Waterton Collection
Historical significance: An almost identical ring in the possession of Corpus Christi College, belonged to the founder, Richard Foxe, Bishop of Rochester (d.1528). It is possible therefore, that this is a standard signet of the Bishops of Winchester.
Gold signet ring with an octagonal bezel engraved with a pelican in its piety, with behind, 'TS' in monogram, made in England, about 1500-50.
Faith; Christianity; Pelican in her piety; Monograms
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