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Ring: PER.M.283-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, broad, flat hoop expanding into shoulders and into circular bezel. On ground of black enamel surrounded by a white line, an urn in relief set with pearls. Engraved on back of bezel:
Lord Middleton
died 14 June 1800
Aged 73


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


19th Century, Early#
Production date: AD 1800

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel gold
Hoop Depth 0.5 mm Height 4.0 mm Length 19.0 mm
Bezel Width 5.2 mm
Bezel (circular)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henry Lord Middleton died 14 June 1800 Aged 73
  • Location: On back of bezel
  • Method of creation: Engraved

Inscription present: saleroom scratch

  • Text: 19 Ref/-
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.283-1923
Primary reference Number: 46791
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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

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