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Mourning Ring

Probably English
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width (bezel): 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2 x 2 cm) Height x width (shank): 13/16 x 11/16 in. (2.1 x 1.8 cm)

Accession Number

01.6619

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearl, hair, glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Circular ring with a bezel of gold, pearl, hair and glass and the letter “H” and the shank comprised of interlocking hoops

Inscription

Engraved on the underside: S.F.H./1810/to/C.A.B./1876

Provenance

Gardner Brewer Collection; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection