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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.85-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 12, shelf A, box 17

Physical description

Enamelled gold ring set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the bezel in the form of an urn, the hoop inscribed '.IT .SHAKES. A. STEADY MIND.'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1750-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds

Marks and inscriptions

'.IT .SHAKES. A. STEADY MIND.'
inscription on the hoop

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 1.7 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold ring set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the bezel in the form of an urn, the hoop inscribed '.IT .SHAKES. A. STEADY MIND.', England, 1750-1800.

Materials

Gold; Diamond; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Urns; Death

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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