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Ring: PER.M.204-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold and enamel. Broad, widening at front, decorated along the edges with a band of chased floral ornament between which is a convex band of black enamel with the inscription, reserved in Gothic letters: 'KING GEORGE THE THIRD'. At the front of a hoop is a square plaque with the script monogram 'GR' surmounted by an enamel crown. Inside the hoop is inscribed: Obt 29 Jan A 81 years 7 months and in the 60th year of his reign.

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

19th Century, Early#
Production date: AD 1820

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel gold
Hoop Depth 8.0 mm Height 10.0 mm Length 21.0 mm
Bezel (square) Length 9.0 mm Width 9.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: reserved in Gothic letters

  • Text: KING GEORGE THE THIRD

Inscription present: surmounted by an enamelled crown

  • Text: GR
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: Obt 29 Jan A 81 years 7 months and in the 60th year of his reign
  • Location: Inside the hoop

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.204-1923
Primary reference Number: 46302
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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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