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Ring: PER.M.219-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, elongated hexagonal bezel reeded at back, containing under bevelled glass a skull surrounded by a gold thread. Hoop formed of six scrolls with inscription reserved in black enamel: JOHN HARR OB:30 MAY 1737 Æ:73


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#
18th Century, Late
Circa 1740 - Circa 1780

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread enamel gold glass
Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 23.0 mm
Bezel Height 6.0 mm Length 3.5 mm Width 4.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JOHN HARR OB:30 MAY 1737 Æ:73
  • Location: Exterior of hoop
  • Method of creation: Reserved in black enamel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.219-1923
Primary reference Number: 46371
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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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