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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Malta (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Rev. George Smith

  • Museum number:

    1059-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel enamelled in white with the cross of St. John within two wreaths, marks, a bell and A.V.

Place of Origin

Malta (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold

Marks and inscriptions

Marks; a bell and A.V.

Dimensions

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

Object history note

Historical significance: The cross of St. John is usually associated with the Knights of Malta

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel enamelled in white with the cross of St. John within two wreaths, Malta, late 18th century

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Crosses (motifs); Wreaths (costume accessories)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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