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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1550-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Museum number:

    896-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 8, shelf D, box 9

Physical description

Gold ring, the hoop engraved inside with a heart pierced by an arrow, and the names Eygen and Uwer in black letter

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1550-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed Eygen and Uwer
the hoop; engraved inside in black letter

Dimensions

Depth: 0.5 cm, Diameter: 2.1 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold ring, the hoop engraved inside with a heart pierced by an arrow, and the names Eygen and Uwer in black letter, Germany, 1550-1650.

Materials

Gold

Subjects depicted

Pierced hearts; Love

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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