Finger ring by Unknown Artist

Gold with deeply engraved figures of four saints (St John the Baptist, St Catherine, St Barbara, one unidentified) picked out in black nielo enamel.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Diameter 2.1 cm.

Provenance

Discovered in plough soil one km to the southwest of the medieval moated manor of Hooke Court, in the parish of Hooke. Declared Treasure in 1999.

Venue details

Dorset County Museum High West Street, DORCHESTER Dorset DT1 1XA 01305 262 735 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org

Entry details

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