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Ring

Ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold with pearls and plaited hair under crystal

  • Museum number:

    869-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold mourning ring set with pearls. The shaped convex rectangular bezel set with woven hair, bordered by half pearls. Inscribed behindThomas/ Berrow./ died 9 Augt./ 1783/ Aged 62.. With forked shoulders with a leaf centre

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold with pearls and plaited hair under crystal

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed Thomas/ Berrow./ died 9 Augt./ 1783/ Aged 62.
behind

Unmarked

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 1.7 cm

Descriptive line

Gold mourning ring set with pearls. The shaped convex rectangular bezel set with woven hair, bordered by half pearls. Inscribed behindThomas/ Berrow./ died 9 Augt./ 1783/ Aged 62., England, late 18th century

Materials

Gold; Pearl

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Death; Mourning

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Death

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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