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Ring: PER.M.217-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, diamonds, enamel. Hoop composed of white enamel wavy line, with edge treated so as to suggest scrolls. The hoop bears on the outside the inscription: FRANCES.NICOLLS.OB: OCT:1767.Æ.14. Oval bezel, reeded at back, set with a diamond in silver or base metal, placed in the bifurcation of the hoop forming the shoulders. Flanking the bezel at each side is a small tear-shaped diamond also set in silver or a base metal.

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

Mid-18th Century
Production date: AD 1767

Components of the work

Part composed of silver ( or base metal) diamond enamel gold
Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 23.5 mm
Bezel Height 6.0 mm Length 8.0 mm Width 6.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FRANCES.NICOLLS.OB: OCT:1767.Æ.14
  • Location: On hoop

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.217-1923
Primary reference Number: 46367
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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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