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mourning-ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    AF.1585

  • Description

    Mourning ring; gold; panel with scrolls on each shoulder, on ground of black enamel; hoop has at back a skull, once enamelled; oval bezel set with faceted rock crystal (or glass); engraved inscription; ornamented on sides by flutings filled with black enamel with white dots. No maker's mark.

  • Date

    • 1710 (date of inscription)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 0.9 inches
    • Weight: 56 grains
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        interior
      • Inscription Content

        A.T.obt ye 23 Feb.1710 aeta 74
      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Content

        none
  • Bibliography

    • Dalton 1912 1514 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Enamel missing.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1897

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    AF.1585


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