Loading

Marriage-ring; gold; hoop a broad band with cable borders; five bosses of filigree enriched with flowers in pale green and white enamel; between bosses, enamelled ornaments in dark blue and green, each with pale blue rosette in middle from which rises a loop; place of sixth boss occupied by gable with two small windows and enamelled imbrications in blue, white and green representing tiles; gable works on hinge and discloses plain gold plate beneath.

Details

  • Title: wedding-ring
  • Date Created: 1500/1599
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 4.80cm (incl. gable); Width: 3.90cm (max); Height: 2.10cm (outside hoop); Diameter: 2.30cm (inside hoop); Weight: 32.15g
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Technique: filigree; enamelled
  • Registration number: WB.195
  • Production place: Made in Germany. Made in Venice. Made in Europe
  • Period/culture: Jewish
  • Material: gold; enamel
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Bequeathed by Rothschild, Ferdinand Anselm

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps