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Finger ring


Finger ring of gold engraved with a male and a female saint and foliage, with enamelled flowers and letters, inscribed "JR" twice repeated, from Tantallon Castle, mid 15th century

Museum reference

H.NJ 7

Object name

Finger ring

Production information

England, Northern Europe


Mid 15th century



Physical description

Good condition, except for lost and chipped enamel.


Tantallon Castle, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


  • Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
    Royal Museum of Scotland


Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003

Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982

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