Gold and enamel ring by Anglo-Saxon

A gold finger ring with gold cloisonne enamel bezel, filigree and granules.


Details

Medium:
Gold & enamel Dimensions: Diameter: 2.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,937 ( Total: £22,500)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The bezel consists of a gold-walled disc filled with four fine-walled cells of opaque white enamel petals against a semi-translucent green glass background. The quality of the cloisonne is high. The work is probably continental, of Ottonian origin.

Provenance

Found by Mr J. Cahill in October 2001 with a metal detector on land near Warwick; declared Treasure.

Venue details

Market Hall Museum Market Place, WARWICK Warwickshire CV34 4SA 01926 412500 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

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