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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold with a miniature on ivory

  • Museum number:

    905-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold mourning ring with a Vesica-shaped Marquise bezel with a miniature on ivory of a woman seated by an urn on a pedestal inscribed REST IN PEACE and inscribed behind Mick I Norton. died 13th Feby.1770. Aged 60. Ann Norton, died 14th Novb 1768. Aged 60.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold with a miniature on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed REST IN PEACE
pedestal

inscribed Mick I Norton. died 13th Feby.1770. Aged 60. Ann Norton, died 14th Novb 1768. Aged 60.
behind;

Unmarked

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 2.8 cm

Descriptive line

Gold mourning ring with a Vesica-shaped Marquise bezel with a miniature on ivory of a woman seated by an urn on a pedestal inscribed REST IN PEACE and inscribed behind Mick I Norton. died 13th Feby.1770. Aged 60. Ann Norton, died 14th Novb 1768. Aged 60., England, late 18th century

Subjects depicted

Death; Miniatures (paintings); Vase, Urn; Women; Pedestals; Mourning

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Death

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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