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Fede ring

Fede ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.204-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold fede ring, the hands cast and inscribed in black letter gi in rosettes on each wrist. The hoop is inscribed inside sauns faileur

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed gi
in black letter in rosettes on each wrist

inscribed sauns faileur
The hoop

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Found near Peterborough, acquired by Sir Arthur Evans

Descriptive line

Gold fede ring, the hands cast and inscribed in black letter gi in rosettes on each wrist. The hoop is inscribed inside sauns faileur, England, 15th century

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Hands; Rosettes

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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