Signet Ring

Signet Ring

c. 1550-1600

Gold

Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade 1916.125

Location

Did you know?

When pressed into hot wax, a reverse image of the seal would be revealed.

Description

This type of multiple sided signet ring was popular in the later half of the 17th century.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Jewelry
Medium: 
Gold

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