Ring of the Reverend James Guthrie by Unknown

Five circular garnet stones arranged in a cross formation; central stone in a square setting, surrounding four stones in circular settings.

Details

Medium:
Gold & white enamelling & garnet Dimensions: Diameter: 2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Mary Hunter

Given by James Guthrie (1612-1661) to his niece before his execution and then passed down through six generations of Church of Scotland ministers. James Guthrie was minister of the Holy Rude in Stirling and was one of the most important and influential ministers in the Covenanting era.

Provenance

Reverend George and Mrs Mary Hunter.

Venue details

Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Dumbarton Road, STIRLING Stirling FK8 2RQ 01786 471917 www.smithartgalleryandmuseum.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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