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Ring: PER.M.222-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, elongated hexagonal bezel, reeded at back, without contents, although with covering of bevelled glass. Hoop bifurcates at shoulders, the spaces filled with a fleur-de-lis in silver. The hoop is formed of four scroll shaped panels with inscription reserved in black enamel: DAVID STRATHAT [?] OB: 28 AUG 1737

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

18th century
Production date: AD 1737

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel gold silver glass
Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 2.5 mm Length 21.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DAVID STRATHAT [?] OB: 28 AUG 1737
  • Location: On outside of hoop
  • Method of creation: Reserved in black enamel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.222-1923
Primary reference Number: 46396
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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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