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Antique Georgian Mourning Ring, 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Blue Enamel and Hairwork

$2,145.33

About the Item

This beautiful antique Georgian era, late 18th century mourning ring is truly a beautifully crafted piece. It features a beautiful large oval face housing a lock of plaited dark blonde hair bordering a cobalt blue enamel plaque with applied rose gold lettering with the initial B. The slightly domed glazing encloses this and is original to the ring, the reverse of the face has a closed back setting and is engraved with an inscription for the departed; William Bridge, Ob 4th Mar 1797 Ae 81. The ring has chunky gold shoulders, yellow gold with warm rosey tones and a closed back setting. It comes in an antique leather bound ring box. A true beauty, this would be a fantastic gift for the collector of mourning jewellery or as a gift to yourself. Dated 18th century Georgian pieces are always in high demand and are increasingly hard to come by. Marks and era: No hallmarks present, dated inscription, c1790s, tests as 18ct gold, Georgian era. Condition: Good used condition overall, some age commensurate surface wear morseo to the glazing, the glazing has lots of scratches and smaller nicks, band has evidence of a previous resize, very slight mishaping to the band. UK/AU ring size O US ring size 7 EU ring size 54.51 Total weight 5.40 grams Approx 2mm band width at the narrowest point and 22mm face length Any questions or queries please contact us. FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.
  • Ring Size:
    7 US, Not Resizable
  • Metal:
  • Weight:
    5.4 g
  • Style:
  • Place of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    C1790s
  • Condition:
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Previous resize visible to the inner band, scratches and nicks to the glazed cover. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    NEWARK, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 40381stDibs: LU2346217624592

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