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Mourning ring: M.5-1836

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Gold, plain hoop widening into shoulders. Marquise-shaped bezel with milled edge surrounding sepia coloured painting on ivory of woman standing with laurel leaves next to a pillar. Covered with glass.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Whitehurst

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1836-07-27) by Whitehurst, Miss


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
Circa 1780 - 1810

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Part composed of gold ivory glass
Hoop Depth 1.0 mm Height 1.5 mm Length 20.5 mm
Bezel Width 4.0 mm

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1836
Primary reference Number: 45729
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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