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LOT 0457

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GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 360 - 480
USD ($) 410 - 540

Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £35

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Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £35

Georgian Gold Memento Mori Ring for Elizabeth Inman

Dated 1768 AD

A gold ring with inverted D-section hoop, rounded on the internal face, the outer face formed as five scrolled banners, inscription on black enamel: 'Eliz Inman OB: 13 Feb 1768 ET: 96', goldsmith's mark 'EP' in Roman capitals in double-lobed cartouche, probably those of Edmund Price. 4.90 grams, 19.72mm overall, 15.80mm internal diameter (approximate size British J 3/4, USA 5, Europe 9.32, Japan 9) (3/4"). Fine condition, some enamel remaining. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Found Norfolk, UK, before 2001.
Private collection of Mr M.H., Norfolk, UK.