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Ring: PER.M.218-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, enamel and diamonds. Hoop composed of five scrolls, bearing the inscription reserved in black enamel: RICH: PEARSE OB.17 OCT.1742 Æ 39. Between each scroll is a rectangular design which is fretted. The hexagonal bezel is set with a faceted diamond flanked on either side by a small diamond in a square setting.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1742

Components of the work

Part composed of diamond enamel gold
Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 22.0 mm
Bezel Height 5.0 mm Length 7.0 mm Width 6.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RICH: PEARSE OB.17 OCT.1742 Æ 39
  • Location: On hoop

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.218-1923
Primary reference Number: 46368
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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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