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ring brooch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1849,0301.32

  • Description

    Ring brooch; gold; set with two rubies and four emeralds en cabochon.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 14thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 3 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Lombardic
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        French
      • Inscription Content

        + AMES: AM IE AVESM
        PARCES PRESET
      • Inscription Comment

        The meaning of the inscription is difficult to determine but the sentiment is most likely to be one of love or friendship
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2016 Oct – 2017 Feb, Spain, CaixaForum Madrid, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Mar – Jun, Spain, CaixaForum Barcelona, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Jul – Oct, Spain, CaixaForum Zaragoza, Medieval Europe.
    2015 - 2016 11 Dec- 10 Apr, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Museum, Medieval Europe, power and legacy.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1849

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1849,0301.32

  • Additional IDs

    • 1849,0303.32 (Acq.Vol 2)

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