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Artist

Unknown from Netherlands

Title
English: Swedish coronation ring (detail of a portrait of Sigismund III Vasa).
Polski: Szwedzki pier?cie? koronacyjny (fragment portretu Zygmunta III Wazy).
Date

before 1561(1561)

Medium

Gold, diamatus punctatus, diamonds, enamel

Dimensions

2.3 cm (0.9 in)

Owned by The Museum of the Czartoryski Princes in Kraków, lost 1939.

Object history

before 1561(1561): commissioned by Eric XIV of Sweden
1593(1593): inherited by Sigismund III of Poland
1594(1594): transferred to Poland
19th century: purchased by Czartoryski family
1939: destroyed by Wehrmacht soldiers

Notes
English: From the Royal Casket, also known as the ring of W?adys?aw IV. A square diamond, so-called diamatus punctatus, sharply cut in the form evoking a pyramid was associated with the Swedish dominion. Due to the deposition of Sigismund III Vasa in Sweden, only a copy, executed for the coronation of Charles IX of Sweden in 1607 (probably by the goldsmith Ruprecht Miller or Antonij Groot the Elder) ,was found to complement the existing five Swedish royal insignia made for Eric XIV's coronation in 1561. The copy, displayed in the Royal Armory in Stockholm (Livrustkammaren inv. no 32/24), is a gold ring adorned with black enamel, smoky quartz diamatus punctatus and six small rock crystals.
Source/Photographer

www.wilanow-palac.pl

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