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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chased and engraved gold

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by The Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    M.182-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 6, shelf B, box 2

Physical description

Gold ring, the hoop chased with foliage, birds and a scroll inscribed Myn. Genyst. Traces of enamel.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1500-1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Chased and engraved gold

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed Myn. Genyst
'my consort(?)'
the scroll

Dimensions

Depth: 0.7 cm, Diameter: 2 cm

Object history note

ex Guilhou Collection

Descriptive line

Gold ring, the hoop chased with foliage, birds and a scroll inscribed Myn. Genyst, possibly 'My consort'. Germany, 1400-1500.

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Chasing; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Birds; Scrolls (information artifacts); Scrolling foliage; Love

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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