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English gold mourning ring with an urn on a pedestal

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An image of Jewellery/Mourning ring. Gold hoop, expanding at shoulders. Circular bezel. Round the edge, reserved in white enamel, bordered at both edges with a narrow band of black enamel, is in the inscription: CATHERINE. HARRIS. BORN 22. 8C. DIED. 29. AP: 1793. At the centre, under glass, on a background of hair, an urn on a pedestal, inscribed 'SACRED TO AFFECTION'. Urn composed of gilt-metal, black and white enamel. Gold, hair, enamel and gilt-metal, height, hoop, 2.0, mm, depth, hoop, 1.25, mm, length, hoop, 21.0, mm; height, bezel (circular) 5.0 mm, length, bezel (circular) 20.0, mm, width, bezel (circular) 20.0 mm, 1793. English.

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Jewellery/Mourning ring. Gold hoop, expanding at shoulders. Circular bezel. Round the edge, reserved in white enamel, bordered at both edges with a narrow band of black enamel, is in the inscription: CATHERINE. HARRIS. BORN 22. 8C. DIED. 29. AP: 1793. At the centre, under glass, on a background of hair, an urn on a pedestal, inscribed 'SACRED TO AFFECTION'. Urn composed of gilt-metal, black and white enamel. Gold, hair, enamel and gilt-metal, height, hoop, 2.0, mm, depth, hoop, 1.25, mm, length, hoop, 21.0, mm; height, bezel (circular) 5.0 mm, length, bezel (circular) 20.0, mm, width, bezel (circular) 20.0 mm, 1793. English.

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  • Accession Number: PER.M.276-1923
  • 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: 986 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 205.11kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century Date Department English Fitz_AA Georgian Material Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd bezel blonde circular commemoration commemorative death dedication enamel finger ring gold hair inscribed inscriptions jewellery jewelry memorials mourning ring pedestal ring round sentimental urns

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