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Mourning ring: M/P.4-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, hoop of gold ornamented with crossbones, spade and mattock and hourglass reserved in black enamel. Bezel of rounded, rectangular faceted diamond. Engraved inside hoop 'Rich Milne obt. 5 May 1732, AEt 57'.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss Grace Clarke

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1940) by Clarke, Grace F., Miss

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1732

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel gold
Bezel Depth 5.0 mm
Hoop Height 4.0 mm Length 21.5 mm Width 2.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rich Milne obt. 5 May 1732, AEt 57
  • Location: Inside hoop
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.4-1940
Primary reference Number: 47097
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 October 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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