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Ring: PER.M.165-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Brown, William and Charles




Gold, slender hoop broadening at shoulders; oval bezel containing under glass, paste cameo bust of Lord George Sackville, elderly face in profile towards the right, wig tied behind with a rosette, lace at the breast, collarless coat edged with lace showing two buttons, and inscribed BROWN F(ECIT) at the truncation.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th century
Circa 1700 - 1800


After Tassie, James and William

Components of the work

Cameo composed of glass ( imitating onyx) Height 16 mm Width 16 mm
Ring composed of gold

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BROWN F(ECIT)
  • Location: At the truncation
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.165-1923
Primary reference Number: 177388
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 January 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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