Mourning-ring; gold; hoop of triangular section enamelled on outer side with death's head in white upon black; rest of enamel lost; inscribed; goldsmith's stamp; hoop broken.
- 1696-1731 (known active dates ; Note - this is a 'Britannia' style mark of the first two letters of the surname which was not compulsory after 1720.; date of death unrecorded.)
- Made in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Diameter: 0.84 inches
- Weight: 118 grains
Inscription ContentNot lost but gone before.
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription CommentRoman capitals in indented rectangular punch. Possibly the mark of Isaac Davenport, smallworker of London. For further details see curatorial comments.
See rings no 1186 , 1249 (Dalton 1912 - AF.1267 and1330) and also 1961,1202.338 (Evans gift) for the same mark and curatorial comment for further details.
Note - this is a 'Britannia' style mark of the first two letters of the surname which was not compulsory after 1720.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCN8667
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