Jewelry, Textiles and Portraits by Granite Pail CollectiblesGranite Pail Collectibles
Georgian Mourning Ring, Sepia Miniature, 1790

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Archives: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Pre Victorian: Pre 1800: item # 111566

Please refer to our stock # J8255 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online photographs
detail 1 detail 2

Granite Pail Collectibles
P. O. Box 5353
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Guest Book


Georgian Mourning Ring, Sepia Miniature, 1790
An outstanding Georgian navette mourning ring, in sepia and watercolor on ivory, circa 1790. It features a pink-cheeked lady leaning on an anchor and gazing out at a ship at sea ? perhaps mourning a lover lost at sea, or merely a symbol (the anchor) of hope! The ring tests at 14-15 carat gold; a pretty rose gold with bright cut scalloped bezel. Inscribed ?FRBC? on the reverse. Very good condition: original crystal is scratched. Size 10 shank is slightly out of round. Head measures 1 1/8? by 5/8?.

Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help