Mourning ring

Object Number: 
INV.12374
Date: 
ca. 1766
Medium: 
Gold, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 0.3 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: inside shank: "G.D. Obt. Feb. 10th .66 aged 81" stamped: inside shank: "18k" in rectangle
Description: 
Gold mourning ring; plain band decorated with 2 thin strips of black enamel and 3 rows of enamel dots and triangles; inscription inside shank.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group