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English gold ring with a miniature of a blue eye

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An image of Jewellery/Ring. The ring has a thin gold hoop dividing into two branches at the shoulders, and a rectangular silver bezel with cast and chased border, in which is set a rectangular, plain gold frame enclosing under glass a miniature of a brown eyebrow and an eye with a blue iris. Gold, silver, glass and painted miniature on ivory, height, whole, 1.9 cm, circa 1790-1800. English.

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Jewellery/Ring. The ring has a thin gold hoop dividing into two branches at the shoulders, and a rectangular silver bezel with cast and chased border, in which is set a rectangular, plain gold frame enclosing under glass a miniature of a brown eyebrow and an eye with a blue iris. Gold, silver, glass and painted miniature on ivory, height, whole, 1.9 cm, circa 1790-1800. English.

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  • Accession Number: M.4-2000
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 717 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 125.77kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century Date Department English Fitz_AA Georgian Material Object Type Other Keywords Silver Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd blue eyes chased eyes glass gold ivory jewellery jewelry miniature painted

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