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Ring: PER.M.229-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, garnets and hair. Plain hoop, triangular in section, bifurcating at shoulders. Foliate design between bifurcations. Oval bezel with border of square faceted garnets, surrounding a design of a bush executed in hair under glass (possibly a rosemary bush?). On back of bezel the inscription: Elizth
obt 17 June
Aet 27


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, Late
Production date: AD 1773

Components of the work

Part composed of garnet hair gold
Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Height 1.5 mm Length 20.5 mm
Bezel (oval) Height 3.5 mm Length 15.5 mm Width 14.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Elizth Warden obt 17 June 1773 Aet 27
  • Location: On outside of hoop

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.229-1923
Primary reference Number: 46418
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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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