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Ring: PER.M.277-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, enamel and hair. Broad, flat hoop, broadening at shoulders. Shoulders decorated with black and white enamel and reserved gold lines. Circular bezel with band of black enamel between two bands of white enamel forming a border. In the centre, under glass, plaited hair. At the back of the bezel the inscription:
Stanistreet MD
Obt 28 Apl
Aet 32


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 1796

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel hair gold
Hoop Depth 1.0 mm Height 3.5 mm Length 19.5 mm
Bezel (circular) Height 4.0 mm Length 20.0 mm Width 20.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H Stanistreet MD Obt 28 Apl 1796 Aet 32
  • Location: Back of bezel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.277-1923
Primary reference Number: 46769
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 October 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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