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Ring: PER.M.172-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, oval bezel of faceted glass covering the initials 'WH' surrounded by looped border in gold thread on a background of pink silk. All in gold setting decorated at edge, reeded on side, flat on back. Shoulders engraved with leaf design on plain gold hoop.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.5 mm
Width: 2.2 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
18th Century, Early#
Circa 1670 - Circa 1730

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread gold silk (textile) glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WH
  • Method of creation: In gold thread
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: -/\C.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.172-1923
Primary reference Number: 45941
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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