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Ring: M.4-2000

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, silver, glass and painted miniature on ivory. The ring has a thin gold hoop dividing into two branches at the shoulders, and a rectangular silver bezel with cast and chased border, in which is set a rectangular, plain gold frame enclosing under glass a miniature of a brown eyebrow and an eye with a blue iris.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator, Sue Purdy (Mrs Ian Purdy)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Sue Purdy

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 1.7 cm
Height: 1.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2000-05-08) by Purdy, Sue

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Parts composed of gold silver ivory glass
Border
Decoration

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5 M/M REGAL 901
  • Location: On size reduction fitment
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-2000
Primary reference Number: 28432
Entry form number: 121
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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