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Ring: M.4-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown


  • Ring
  • royal commemorative ring



Gold, rubies, enamel and hair. Bezel in the shape of a crown containing a locket with hair under glass, inscribed on the back: 'Hair of/King George/3rd/24 Feb. 1819'. Shoulders chased with roses.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Production date: dated AD 1819

Components of the work

Decoration composed of rubies ( probably) enamel
Part composed of hair
Ring composed of gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1983
Primary reference Number: 119192
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 March 2018 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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