Finger ring by Unknown Artist

The slender band of the ring have been inscribed with three equally spaced four-petalled flowers dividing up the enigmatic inscription.


Details

Medium:
Gold & garnet
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The ring is the first example of this type of Medieval stone-set ring to be recorded in Warwickshire.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detectorist near Wixford Church, Warwickshire. Declared Treasure in 2003.

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Sun, 10.00am – 5.00pm (Apr – Sep)

Closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays.

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