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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Museum number:

    896-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold ring, the hoop engraved with C and M flanking a true lover's knot and inscribed in Roman capitals DEVX. CORPS. VNG. CVER

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed C and M flanking a true lover's knot
the hoop engraved

inscribed DEVX. CORPS. VNG. CVER
'Two bodies one heart'
in Roman capitals

Unmarked

Dimensions

Depth: 0.7 cm, Diameter: 2 cm

Object history note

Exhibited by Rev. James Beck to a meeting of the Archaeological Society in 1862 and said to have been found at Glastonbury Abbey, subsequently part of the Waterton Collection.

Descriptive line

Gold ring, the hoop engraved with C and M flanking a true lover's knot and inscribed in Roman capitals DEVX. CORPS. VNG. CVER, possibly England, 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archaeological Journal, vol. XX, 1863, p. 195

Subjects depicted

Knots (motifs)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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