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Ring: PER.M.171-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, oval glass containing initials 'Jd' in gold thread on either side of skull against a background of pale hair. Shoulders of engraved foliate design with background of chipped enamel.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Early 18th Century
Circa 1670 - Circa 1730

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread enamel hair gold
Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 22.0 mm
Bezel (oval) Length 11.0 mm Width 6.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jd
  • Method of creation: In gold thread
  • Type: Monogram

Inscription present: scratch on back of bezel '/O' with diagonal line through 'O' from left to right

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.171-1923
Primary reference Number: 45934
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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