Ten Gold Rings by Unknown Artist

Ten gold rings: 1) Early Christian signet ring with the bezel engraved with a male head; 2) Byzantine signet ring with the bezel engraved with a warrior saint 3) Byzantine signet ring with the shoulders decorated with niello and a Greek inscription; 4) Merovingian filigree bezel ring; 5-6) 2 Carolingian flat hoop rings with garnets; 7-8) 2 Italian signet ringswith the arms and MP; 9) French with unidentified arms of a fish in bend; 10) German love ring with three doves, two of which are holding an inscribed scroll.


Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£298 ( Total: £298)
Acquired in:
1937
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

Guilhou of Paris

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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