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Ring: PER.M.284-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Ring. The hoop is made of wires which divide to form broad shoulders. Rectangular bezel with 'bead' set pearls enclosing a plaque of black and white; reserved is a picture of an urn beneath a weeping willow. Behind the bezel is the inscription:
John
Lowe
Oft. 25 Sep
1804
Aet 65

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

Early 19th Century
Production date: AD 1804

Components of the work

Part composed of pearl enamel gold
Hoop Depth 1.0 mm Height 4.0 mm Length 20.0 mm
Bezel Height 3.0 mm Length 15.0 mm Width 12.25 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Lowe Oft. 25 Sep 1804 Aet 65
  • Location: Behind bezel

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.284-1923
Primary reference Number: 46795
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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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