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Ring: M.25-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Weigall, Henry




Gold, set with a cornelian intaglio of the Duke of Wellington in profile to left. Signed on the left side ‘HENRY WEIGALL’ (appears in reverse on the right). Plain hoop, widening at the shoulders; oval bezel.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1852

Components of the work

Intaglio composed of carnelian ( probably)
Ring composed of gold
Gem Height 1.5 cm Width 1.3 cm
Bezel Height 1.9 cm Width 1.6 cm
Hoop Width 2.0 cm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: maker's signature

  • Location: Left side (appears in reverse on right)
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.25-1984
Primary reference Number: 119194
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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