Memento mori finger ring

Made:
1747

Metal memento mori finger ring, set with 1 large square transparent stone, with hair, surrounded by 4 small clear stones and ornate band bearing champleve inscription, 1747

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Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A641570
Materials:
enamel, gold, ? material, mineral, pinchbeck, ? material, silver, ? material
type:
memento
taxonomy:
  • human remains
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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