Memento mori finger ring

Made:
before 1937 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

Metal memento mori finger ring, with large oval setting, containing a small oval plaque bearing a German inscription, surrounded by flowers and a bow, set against a background of hair possibly German

Details

Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A641588
Materials:
gold, ? material, hair, ivory, pinchbeck, ? material
type:
memento
taxonomy:
  • human remains
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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