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Memorial ring

English
1781


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 13/16 x 7/16 in. (2 x 1.1 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2.1 cm)

Accession Number

01.6597

Medium or Technique

Gold, painted ivory , hair (?) and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Memorial ring with navette-shaped bezel and black enameled shank inscribed in gold. Painted ivory miniature under glass featuring an urn beneath a willow tree.

Inscription

"CHAS HITCH.ESQ:OB:19.APR:1781.AE 42"

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection