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Ring: PER.M.223-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Gold, enamel and amethyst. Hoop composed of five scroll-shaped panels bearing the inscription reserved in black enamel on outside: MARY DUNSFORD OB:7 AUG:1741 AE:42. Rectangular bezel set with faceted amethyst, reeded at the back.

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, Mid#
Production date: AD 1741

Components of the work

Part composed of amethyst enamel gold
Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 23.0 mm
Bezel Height 4.5 mm Length 7.5 mm Width 6.5 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MARY DUNSFORD OB:7 AUG:1741 AE:42
  • Location: On outside of hoop
  • Method of creation: Reserved in black enamel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.223-1923
Primary reference Number: 46398
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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

Citation for print

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