Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, with bezel in form of a cocked-hat, with 2 birds and plant on nielloed ground.

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1829,1114.1

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Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, with bezel in form of a cocked-hat, with 2 birds and plant on nielloed ground.

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  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, with bezel in form of a cocked-hat, with 2 birds and plant on nielloed ground.

    Full: Front

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, with bezel in form of a cocked-hat, with 2 birds and plant on nielloed ground.

    Back:Right Side

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, with bezel in form of a cocked-hat, with 2 birds and plant on nielloed ground.

    Front:Left Side

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Front

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Front

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Front

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Side

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Side

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Back

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Back

  • Gold finger-ring, the Æthelwulf ring, the hoop flat and rising in front to a high mitre-shaped bezel. In the triangular portion a conventional 'tree', dividing the field into two halves, is flanked by two peacocks, all reserved in the metal upon a ground of niello; in the two lower corners are panels with foliage in relief without niello. The two disks with rosettes, which form part of the central ' tree', are treated in the same manner. Round the hoop is the nielloed inscription: preceded by a cross. The back of the hoop has a circle containing a rosette upon a nielloed ground, flanked by foliate designs, one of which is interlaced.

    Full: Front

  • COMPASS Title: Pair of royal finger rings;Pair of royal finger rings;Pair of royal finger rings

    Group of Objects

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