- Museum number
Gold finger-ring; hoop a strip covered with applied herring-bone pattern of longitudinal applied twisted beaded wire, with beaded wire border; applied bezel a circular sheet with lobed projection on two sides; in the centre an oval collar for a setting flanked by semi-circular collars, one containing a garnet; at each end circular and diamond-shaped collars in the shape of a schematic bird-mask; applied twisted beaded wires around edges.
- Production date
- 7thC-8thC (?)
Diameter: 2.10 centimetres
Length: 3.40 centimetres (bezel)
- Curator's comments
Re acq.name: Mr Anthony is possibly the Mr Redmond Anthony of Piltown, in the Londesborough Rings Cat (no. 126)., or perhaps the Mr Anthony of Kent indexed in Lugt II?
Published: Whitfield, N., 2013. A gold finger-ring found near Tipperary, Ireland. In: Reynolds, A. and Webster, L. (eds.), Early Medieval Art and Archaeology in the Northern World: Studies in Honour of James Graham-Campbell. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 231-258
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1849,0303.30 (Acq.Vol 2)