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Ring: PER.M.230-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

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:
EH
Ob
4 Mar
1777
Aet 81

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, 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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