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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1st century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Museum number:

    467-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring, the rectangular bezel engraved with a palm branch

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

1st century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Dimensions

Height: 1.2 cm, Width: 1.3 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, the rectangular bezel engraved with a palm branch, Roman, 1st century

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

C. Drury Fortnum 'On finger rings of the early Christian period', Archaeological Journal, vol. 28, 1871, pp. 266-292 (p. 282 for this ring)

Production Note

Roman

Subjects depicted

Palm trees; Branches (tree)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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