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Signet ring

Signet ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1st century BC-1st century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead set with an onyx intaglio

  • Museum number:

    492-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lead signet ring, the swelling hoop set with an onyx intaglio of a woman bathing

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

1st century BC-1st century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead set with an onyx intaglio

Dimensions

Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 3.1 cm, Depth: 1.9 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Lead signet ring, the swelling hoop set with an onyx intaglio of a woman bathing, Roman, 1st century BC to 1st century AD

Production Note

Roman

Subjects depicted

Women; Bathing; Intaglios

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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