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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Ring

1850-1900 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel, a hinged cover set with a ruby in a border of rose-cut diamonds, below a compass dial, with volutes and strapwork on the shoulders.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold with a pink sapphire and rose-cut diamonds
Brief Description
Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel, a hinged cover set with a pink sapphire in a border of rose-cut diamonds, below a compass dial, with volutes and strapwork on the shoulders, possibly made in Germany, 1850-1900.
Physical Description
Enamelled gold ring with an oval bezel, a hinged cover set with a ruby in a border of rose-cut diamonds, below a compass dial, with volutes and strapwork on the shoulders.
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.7cm
  • Width: 2.4cm
  • Depth: 1.3cm
Object history
Acquired as Italian, 16th century
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
4300-1857

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record createdNovember 4, 2005
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