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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    300 BC-100 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved silver

  • Museum number:

    458-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 4, shelf A, box 19

Physical description

Silver ring, the circular bezel engraved with a hippocamp between two dolphins.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

300 BC-100 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved silver

Dimensions

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

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Silver ring, the circular bezel engraved with a hippocamp between two dolphins, Greek world, 300-100 BC

Production Note

Greek world, around the Mediterranean

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Dolphin (animal); Hippocamp

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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