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Ring: PER.M.331-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Bronze gilt, rectangular flattened bezel inscribed with a 'W' with a palm branch either side.

Notes

History note: Found at Holway Farm, near Taunton

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

15th Century#
Circa 1400 - Circa 1500

Components of the work

Finish composed of gilt
Hoop Depth 3.5 mm Height 5.0 mm Length 29.5 mm
Bezel Width 3.0 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Gilt-bronze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W
  • Location: On bezel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.331-1923
Primary reference Number: 47040
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Ring" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47040 Accessed: 2024-02-26 05:38:11

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