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Mourning ring: M/P.4-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




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'.


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


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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 October 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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