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Gold mourning ring with a woman and an urn

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An image of Jewellery/Mourning Ring. Gold, plain hoop expanding at shoulders which are slightly chased, as is also the back of the bezel. Large marquise bezel decorated with an edge of pellets, containing, on a background of ivory, the figure of a woman painted standing leaning against an urn made of hair upon a pedestal decorated with small pearls, the whole scene beneath overhanging trees. Engraved on back of bezel: 'Revd Thos Neale died Mar 26 1782 Aged 48'. Height, hoop, 1.5, mm, length, hoop, 21.5 mm, length, bezel, 30.0 mm, width, bezel, 17.5 mm, width, bezel, 5.0 mm, 1782. English.

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Jewellery/Mourning Ring. Gold, plain hoop expanding at shoulders which are slightly chased, as is also the back of the bezel. Large marquise bezel decorated with an edge of pellets, containing, on a background of ivory, the figure of a woman painted standing leaning against an urn made of hair upon a pedestal decorated with small pearls, the whole scene beneath overhanging trees. Engraved on back of bezel: 'Revd Thos Neale died Mar 26 1782 Aged 48'. Height, hoop, 1.5, mm, length, hoop, 21.5 mm, length, bezel, 30.0 mm, width, bezel, 17.5 mm, width, bezel, 5.0 mm, 1782. English.

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  • Accession Number: PER.M.243-1923
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 707 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 161.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century Date Department English Fitz_AA Georgian Material Medium Object Type Other Keywords Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd bezel chased commemoration commemorative dated female finger ring gold hair inscribed ivory jewellery jewelry memorials mourners mourning mourning ring oval pearl pearls pedestal ring sentimental sorrow sorrowful urns woman

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