Ring brooch by Unknown Artist

A circular frame gold brooch on which four large oval collets alternate with four brambled bosses.

Details

Medium:
Gold & sapphire
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Two of the oval collets are set with blue stones, the third with a red stone and the stone from the fourth collet is lost.

Provenance

Excavated at Abbey Street, Coleraine, 2001 by the Environment & Heritage Service; declared Treasure.

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

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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