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lacing ring

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  • Description

    One of a set of six lacing-rings, 'maljor' (1868,0309.80-85); silver ring with a central bar with a loop top and bottom, to which is attached a stamped domed element, probably a stylized winged angel figure, with stars in relief.

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 2.1 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Comment

  • Curator's comments

    For 'maljors' or lacing-pins see curators comments for 1868.0309.30

    Order of objects photographed:
    1868,0309.80 1868,0309.81
    1868,0309.82 1868,0309.83
    1868,0309.84 1868,0309.85

    For a larger image of a similar object see 1868,0309.85

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    'Received from the Trustees of the Christy Collection in exchange for duplicates from Haslar Hospital.' (acquisitions register for 1868,0309). For explanation see 1868,0309.4. The register also notes that these pieces were 'all from Norway'; they are all made in Sweden. Norway was still united to Sweden until 1905 which may explain the confusion.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Boss/button; silver; open-work; two loops and four lobes; stamped.

Boss/button; silver; open-work; two loops and four lobes; stamped.

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