ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN PERIOD 9K GOLD URN SEPIA MINIATURE MOURNING RING c1783
An antique English, solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts, possibly higher) mourning ring; set with a gently rounded glass holding a finely hand painted sepia miniature of an urn under a weeping willow. Engraved to the back 'M Peete Ob. 13 Apr. 1783 Æt. 65'.
Lovely quality, desirable & very collectible...so wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A little fading / water damage to contents - see pictures. Old sizing to shank, of no consequence.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1783. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Head 22 x 15 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
RING SIZE: S or 9 ½ US (easily resized).
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.3 grams.