Neck-torque, dress pin & two rings by Unknown Artist

Neck-torqe from twisted ribbon with recurved button terminals, diam,15 cm.


Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
Kurt Ticher

Cup-headed dress pin, head set at right angles to the shaft, L.8 cm. Two rings made from twisted bars with drawn-out terminals, diam, 2.5 & 2 cm. Purchased as Bronze Age artefacts, but since discovered to be 20th century fakes from modern gold.

Provenance

John Ball; John Hunt; K.Ticher

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

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