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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1st century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved and applied gold

  • Museum number:

    463-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold signet ring, the swelling hoop with an applied comic mask. Each shoulder is engraved with a rosette.

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

1st century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved and applied gold

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, the swelling hoop with an applied comic mask. Each shoulder is engraved with a rosette, Roman, 1st century

Subjects depicted

Masks (costume); Comedy; Rosettes

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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