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Ring brooch

Ring brooch

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1350-1400 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold

  • Museum number:

    2280-1855

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ring brooch, gold, engraved on the obverse with the figures of St. George and St. Christopher enclosed in shaped frames with foliated ends. The figures are reversed in relief on deep hatched grounds. The areas outside the frames are cross-hatched. The reverse is engraved with a lozenge interlacing with a quatrefoil on a hatched ground. The pin is missing.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1350-1400 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.5 cm

Object history note

Sterckshof Exhibition RF.2010/400

Descriptive line

Ring brooch, gold, engraved with the figures of St.George and St.Christopher, English, 1350-1400

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lightbown, Ronald. Medieval European Jewellery: with a catalogue of the collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1992. cat. 17. p. 495.

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Engraved

Subjects depicted

Quatrefoil; Foliation (pattern); Lozenge

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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