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Mourning ring

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1756 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Inscribed and enamelled gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Rev. R. Brooke

  • Museum number:

    660-1864

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 12, shelf B, box 5

Physical description

Enamelled gold mourning ring, the hoop of five scrolls, inscribed in reserve on white enamel ROBINSON MORLEY ARM; OB 28 SEP; 1756 AET 22.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1756 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Inscribed and enamelled gold

Marks and inscriptions

'ROBINSON MORLEY ARM; OB 28 SEP; 1756 AET 22.'
Inscribed on the hoop.

Dimensions

Depth: 0.4 cm, Diameter: 2.1 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold mourning ring, the hoop of five scrolls, inscribed in reserve on white enamel ROBINSON MORLEY ARM; OB 28 SEP; 1756 AET 22., England, dated 1756

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Death

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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