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Fede ring

Fede ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved silver-gilt

  • Museum number:

    M.8-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver-gilt ring, with two bezels, a fede and an applied quatrefoil enclosing a heart, the shoulders inscribed in black letter ihc/ help.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved silver-gilt

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed ihc/ help.
the shoulders; in black letter

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

ex Harman-Oates Collection

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt ring, with two bezels, a fede and an applied quatrefoil enclosing a heart, the shoulders inscribed in black letter ihc/ help., England, 15th century

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Hearts (motifs); Quatrefoils

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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