The jewel consists of a pair of gold circular brooches joined to a central tear-shaped sapphire by two links, each set with a pair of green pastes flanked by pairs of cast stylised dragon or lion's heads.
Medieval Jewel (Double Ring Brooch) by Unknown Artist, 12001300
© V&A Picture Library
- Gold, sapphire, glass
- 6 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,000 ( Total: £47,975; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Rainer Zietz
Sotheby's, 1992; then with Rianeer Zietz Ltd.