Requires Photography

Memorial ring

English
1778


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 9/16 x 1/2 in. (1.4 x 1.2 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

01.6596

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, painted ivory, hair (?), enamel and glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Memorial ring with a painted and hair (?) miniature of an urn, with a pearl surround. Gold and black enameled shank.

Inscription

Black enameled shank inscribed in gold: "JOHN. HAMER.GENT: OB: 18: NOV: 1778. AE: 72

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection