Ring with the Arms of Aragon and Naples Name: Ring with the Arms of Aragon and Naples Place of creation: Italy Date: Mid-15th century School: Naples Material: bronze, aquamarine and foil Technique: cast, chased, engraved and gilded Dimension: 5,7 cm
Object of the Day, Museum Edition: Hat Badge with St. George and the Dragon, 1520 The Royal Collection St. George has long been emblematic of Britain and his figure has graced many an important work of art from jewelry to painting. Here, we have a high-relief figure of St. George on horseback as he slays that eternally troublesome the dragon.
The pendant, arch angel Michael , Cameos from aimatitῃ, silver gilt, filigree, precious stones, pearls, enamel trace . Cameo is from the 12th century and the rest of the piece is from the late 15th century to early 16th century.