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Finger ring

Description

Stirrup-shaped gold finger ring set with a diamond, 14th century, found in the garden of Holyrood Palace

Museum reference

H.NJ 68

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Finger ring

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE

Date

14th century

Materials

Gold, Diamond

Physical description

Gold; diamond. Excellent condition.

Associations

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

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

References

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

On display

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