Finger ring by Unknown Artist

The bezel is engraved with a representation of the Trinity with the seated figure of God the Father, supporting Christ on the cross, and with a dove in the top left corner which represent the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.


Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £1,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The figure of God has a halo. The shoulders of the ring are engraved with the sun's rays.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detector user at Wall, Staffordshire and declared Treasure in 2004.

Venue details

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Bethesda Street, Hanley, STOKE-ON-TRENT Staffordshire ST1 3DW 01782 232 323 www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/pmag

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 4pm

Please see the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery website for Christmas opening

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