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Ring: PER.M.298-1923

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Gold, tripartite hoop composed of a broader central hoop with a half-flower pattern engraved, and on either side two plain thinner hoops forming a clasped hand with four leafed clover cuffs. Bezel covering a pair of hearts on central hoop and pivoted at back.

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

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

Components of the work

Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Diameter 19 mm Height 4.5 mm Length 19 mm
Centre Section
Bezel
Hands Section

Materials used in production

Gold

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.298-1923
Primary reference Number: 46896
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 29 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ring" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/46896 Accessed: 2022-06-27 13:04:13

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/46896 |title=Ring |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-27 13:04:13|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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