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Memorial ring

Memorial ring with navette-shaped bezel and black enameled shank inscribed in gold. Painted ivory miniature under glass featuring an urn beneath a willow tree.

Inscription

"CHAS HITCH.ESQ:OB:19.APR:1781.AE 42"

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

English, 1781

Object Place

England

Accession Number

01.6597

Medium or Technique

Gold, painted ivory , hair (?) and enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings