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Memorial ring

Memorial ring with a painted and hair (?) miniature of an urn, with a pearl surround. Gold and black enameled shank.

Inscription

Black enameled shank inscribed in gold: "JOHN. HAMER.GENT: OB: 18: NOV: 1778. AE: 72

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

English, 1778

Object Place

England

Accession Number

01.6596

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, painted ivory, hair (?), enamel and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings