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Ring: PER.M.278-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, enamel and hair. Broad, flat hoop widening at shoulders. Oval bezel with border of white enamel, in which is reserved the inscription: HENRY . GOULD . OB . 13 . MAR . 1800 . Æ 54 .
In the centre there is a piece of plaited hair covered with glass.

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

Late 18th century
Production date: AD 1800

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel hair gold
Hoop Depth 1.0 mm Height 4.5 mm Length 23.0 mm
Bezel (oval) Height 4.0 mm Length 15.0 mm Width 14.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HENRY . GOULD . OB . 13 . MAR . 1800 . Æ 54 .
  • Location: On border of bezel
  • Text: I/=
  • Location: On inside of shoulder
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.278-1923
Primary reference Number: 46770
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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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