Finger Ring with Annunciation Scene by Medieval

Inscribed 'A VOUS MA GRE'; a love-token.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Gold (67% pure) with silver in alloy Dimensions: 2 x 1 x 1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Anonymous

By an accomplished English goldsmith. The combination of the Annunciation scene and the lettering emphasises the pervasiveness of Christian thought in daily life.

Provenance

Private Collection; found at Cove Hithe, Suffolk.

Venue details

Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery High Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP1 3QH 01473 433 551 www.ipswich.gov.uk/Museums

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 27 Dec and 1 Jan

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