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Ring: PER.M.65-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Plain gold with cameo, oval. Sardonyx, opaque white on reddish brown. Head of a woman with her hair dressed in a Venus knot over the forehead, facing in profile to the right.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 mm
Width: 13 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Cameo composed of sardonyx ( opaque white on reddish brown)
Ring composed of gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.65-1923
Primary reference Number: 176631
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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