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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    400 BC-300 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, engraved

  • Museum number:

    8767-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 4, shelf A, box 10

Physical description

Gold signet ring. The a vesica-shaped bezel is engraved with a figure holding a palm branch, perhaps representing Victory.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

400 BC-300 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, engraved

Dimensions

Height: 1.9 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Object history note

ex Webb Collection

Descriptive line

Gold signet ring, the vesica-shaped bezel engraved with a figure holding a palm branch, Etruscan, made in Italy, about 400-300 BC.

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Palm leaf; Branches (tree)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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