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Mourning ring

Mourning ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled and engraved gold with plaited hair

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Mary I. Courtenay

  • Museum number:

    M.67-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold mourning ring, enamelled in black. The bezel in the form of a shield inscribed G.C. The hoop bound outside with plaited hair, with maker's mark 'H.H. & S.'

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled and engraved gold with plaited hair

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed G.C.
The bezel

marked 'H.H. & S.'
Maker's mark

10 C

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Descriptive line

Gold mourning ring, enamelled in black. The bezel in the form of a shield inscribed G.C. The hoop bound outside with plaited hair, with Maker's mark 'H.H. & S.', England, ca.1860

Materials

Gold

Subjects depicted

Death; Shields (motifs); Mourning

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Death

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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