Skip to main content

Ring: M.9-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Gold. The hoop formed as a double string with knots on the shoulders. Twin bezels, set with struck gold medallets: left obverse, head of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg, facing to the right; right obverse, Queen Victoria, facing to the left, inscribed 'VICTORIA REGINA'. Both reverses, royal crown and inscription 'MARRIED FEB 10 1840'.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 2.2 cm

Relative size of this object

2.2 cm2.2 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Victoria I
Circa 1840 - 1850

Materials used in production

Gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1983
Primary reference Number: 119193
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ring" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/119193 Accessed: 2022-08-09 03:04:20

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/119193 |title=Ring |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-08-09 03:04:20|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-119193

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...