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Finger ring


Gold finger ring with a bezel containing an uncut ruby, from Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, 16th century

Museum reference

H.NJ 73

Object name

Finger ring

Production information

Italy, Southern Europe


16th century


Gold, Ruby

Physical description

Good condition, except for the loss of the enamel.


Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perthshire, 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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