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Ring: PER.M.175-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, base metal, paste crystal and diamonds. Channelled hoop, decorated at the shoulders with three small graduated diamonds set in base metal, flanking the square bezel. The bezel, set diagonally on the hoop containing, under bevelled paste, a monogram in gold thread in border of copper-coloured thread on a background of woven hair.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

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 thread diamond base metal hair gold paste (glass)
Hoop Depth 2.0 mm Height 3.5 mm Length 23.0 mm
Bezel (square) Height 4.0 mm Length 6.5 mm Width 6.5 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.175-1923
Primary reference Number: 45969
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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