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Ring: PER.M.230-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, slightly pointed oval bezel, containing urn beneath weeping willow, probably on ivory with border of garnets. Plain hoop, triangular in section. Inscribed on back of bezel:
4 Mar
Aet 81


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, Late
Production date: AD 1777

Components of the work

Part composed of garnet ( probably) gold ivory
Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Height 1.5 mm Length 17.5 mm
Bezel Width 3.5 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EH Ob 4 Mar 1777 Aet 81
  • Location: On back of bezel
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.230-1923
Primary reference Number: 46421
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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