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Victorian Antique Black Enamel and Yellow Gold Mourning Ring

$1,938.25

About the Item

An impressive antique Victorian 1840s black enamel and 14 karat yellow gold mourning ring with hair; part of our diverse antique jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This fine and impressive antique Victorian mourning ring has been crafted in 14k yellow gold. The intricate design is ornamented with a push fit panel to the centre, displaying a woven hair panel. The woven hair panel is bordered by a plain black enamel decoration within a three dimensional floriated frame. The shank of the ring is embellished with black enamel decoration, with the phrase "IN MEMORY OF" visible in gold. The upper and lower borders of the enamel decoration of the shank are framed by a floriated border, matching that of the feature setting. The ring has been engraved to the interior with an inscription reading Robt. Curry Obt 18th Oct 1820 Oct 45". This mourning ring with hair has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 14k gold. Condition This impressive antique Victorian 1840s mourning ring with hair is exceptional quality embellished with a fine enamel decoration. The ring is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in excellent condition with a clear hand engraved inscription to the interior. Dimensions Length of Setting 1.28cm/0.5" Width of Setting 1.46cm/0.6" Height of Setting 2.66mm/0.1" Ring Size UK Size O 1/2 USA Size 7 1/4 Weight 6.81 grams Date: Circa 1840 Origin: England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of mourning jewelry/estate jewelry. Item Ref. SKU: A9470

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  • Ring Size:
    7.25 US, Resizable
  • Metal:
  • Weight:
    6.81 g
  • Place of Origin:
    England
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1840
  • Condition:
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location:
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: A94701stDibs: LU128210197822

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