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Ring: PER.M.297-1923

Object information


Unknown (Maker)


Gold, double hooped, opened by means of pivot at the back, opening a bezel of clasped hands. The hoops are decorated with a simple criss-cross pattern.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 15th century
16th century
17th Century
Circa 1450 - Circa 1700

Components of the work

Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 3.0 mm Length 20.0 mm
Bezel Height 2.0 mm Length 4.0 mm

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.297-1923
Primary reference Number: 46877
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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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