Skip to main content

Ring: PER.M.230-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, slightly pointed oval bezel, containing urn beneath weeping willow, probably on ivory with border of garnets. Plain hoop, triangular in section. Inscribed on back of bezel:
4 Mar
Aet 81


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 1777

Components of the work

Part composed of garnet ( probably) gold ivory
Hoop Depth 1.5 mm Height 1.5 mm Length 17.5 mm
Bezel Width 3.5 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EH Ob 4 Mar 1777 Aet 81
  • Location: On back of bezel
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.230-1923
Primary reference Number: 46421
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Ring" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-07 02:38:55

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Ring |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-12-07 02:38:55|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Turquoise Ring

Accession Number: E.GA.4622.1943

Faience hair-ring

Accession Number: E.GA.230.1947


Accession Number: E.GA.109.1947

Jasper hair-ring

Accession Number: E.GA.231.1947

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...