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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    3rd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gilt bronze

  • Museum number:

    490-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gilt bronze signet ring, the swelling hoop engraved with a figure pouring a libation on to an altar

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

3rd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gilt bronze

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm, Width: 3.2 cm, Depth: 1.8 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gilt bronze signet ring, the swelling hoop engraved with a figure pouring a libation onto an altar, Roman, 3rd century

Production Note

Roman

Subjects depicted

Altars

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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