Inscribed, engraved in script inside: Dug out of a bog in the County Antrim and given to me by my esteemed kinsman James Orr Lecky Esq
Grooved Band, between 1200 and 1000 BCE
- Overall: 13/16 × 2 7/16 inches (2.1 × 6.2 cm, 18.3 g)
Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Greco-Roman and Ancient European
found in County Antrim (Ireland)
James Orr Lecky (Beardsville Bushmills, County Antrim, Ireland)
Jameson (Castle Bellingham, County Antrim, Ireland)
until 1955, (Lady Cynthia D. Goff, Glenville, County Waterford, Erie, Ireland)
1955-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Motz, T. A. "A Catalogue of Irish Prehistoric Gold Jewelry in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts." Unpublished master's thesis, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1978, no. 4, p. 26-27, pl. IX. Motz, T. A. "Irish Gold in Detroit," Bulletin of the DIA 57, no. 2 (1979):pp. 83-88; p. 86, (fig. 1J), (ill.) p. 82.
Irish, Grooved Band, between 1200 and 1000 BCE, gold. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 55.205.