finger ring; memento mori

Made:
1731

Metal memento mori finger ring, set with transparent stone with a skull underneath, champleve inscription on band, 1731

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Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A641579
Materials:
enamel, gold, ? material, mineral, pinchbeck, ? material
type:
memento mori
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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