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Ring: M.2-1898

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Gold, with stirrup-shaped hoop, the bezel set with a sapphire

Notes

History note: Found near Fordham, Cambridgeshire

Legal notes

Purchased

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.9 cm
Weight: 129.8 g
Width: 2.5 cm

Relative size of this object

2.5 cm2.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1898-11-22)

Dating

13th/14th Century
Circa 1200 CE - 1399 CE

School or Style

Medieval

Components of the work

Stone composed of sapphire ( probably)
Ring composed of gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1898
Primary reference Number: 119131
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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