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Ring: PER.M.174-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, base metal, paste crystal and diamonds. Plain hoop, decorated at the shoulders with three small square diamonds set in silver or base metal. Rectangular bezel with corners cut off, containing under a bevelled paste crystal, a monogram in gold thread surrounded by a cord border, on a background of woven hair.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread diamond base metal hair cord (fibre product) gold paste (glass)
Hoop Depth 1.0 mm Height 2.5 mm Length 21.0 mm
Bezel (rectangular) Height 4.0 mm Length 8.5 mm Width 8.0 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.174-1923
Primary reference Number: 45953
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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