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Ring: M.8-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Maker)


Gold, enamelled blue and green. Circular bezel set with a gold medallet surrounded by a laurel wreath; Obverse, head of the Duke of Wellington (d. 1852) in profile to the left. Reverse, a laurel wreath with a bow at the bottom. Garter hoop edged with blue, the central bands inscribed in blue letters ‘HONI.SOIT.QUI.MAL.Y.PENSE’


History note: Purchased by Mrs Hull Grundy from Richard Digby, London W1.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Victoria I
Production date: AD 1852

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue and green) Ring composed of gold

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Central band of garter hoop
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-1984
Primary reference Number: 177503
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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