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    Sale 5384

    Vintage & Modern Jewels at South Kensington

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A late 18th century gold mourning ring

    Price Realised  

    A late 18th century gold mourning ring
    The oval bezel with glazed sepia miniature depicting a gentleman mourner standing beside a sepulchral monument beneath a willow tree, within reeded border, the reverse engraved McCorrish, Obt. 29th December 1789 Aet. 30, finger size - O 1/2


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that due to the presence of ivory this lot will a require CITES licence to leave the EU and will also be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is imported into the USA.

    Please note that the bezel mount for the miniature is gilt metal not gold