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Ring: PER.M.221-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, oval bezel, reeded at back, containing under flat glass, with faceted edges, strands of hair; the hoop formed of five scrolls, bearing the inscription reserved in black enamel: ELIZ: SANDFORD OB:25 AUG.1737 Æ 74


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
Production date: AD 1737

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel hair gold glass
Hoop Depth 2 mm Height 3 mm Length 19 mm
Bezel Height 4.5 mm Length 7 mm Width 6 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ELIZ: SANDFORD OB:25 AUG.1737 Æ 74
  • Location: On outside of hoop
  • Method of creation: Reserved in black enamel
  • Text: MJ CD
  • Location: Inside hoop
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: V+
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.221-1923
Primary reference Number: 46379
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 June 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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