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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    3rd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved bronze

  • Museum number:

    595-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze ring, the projecting oval bezel engraved with a chariot with two horses and three figures and inscribed OSIMIUS BARBARUS and decorated with a pair of flattened pellets on each shoulder

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

3rd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved bronze

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed OSIMIUS BARBARUS

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm, Width: 2.9 cm, Depth: 1.9 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Bronze ring, the projecting oval bezel engraved with a chariot with three figures and inscribed OSIMIUS BARBARUS with decorated shoulders, Roman, 3rd century

Subjects depicted

Chariots (ancient vehicles)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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