An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) wide mourning ring; finely made, with strips of black enamel and hand chased floral & shell motifs around Gothic lettering reading 'In Memory Of'. Inscribed to the inner 'Catherine Westby Ob. 13 Nov 1820 æt. 68'.
A terrific quality Georgian mourning ring...so collectible & extremely wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear & enamel loss commensurate with age and use. May benefit from a gentle clean. Old test mark to inner, easily removed.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 11 mm wide (1 inch = 25.4 mm).
RING SIZE: Leading edge O or 7 ½ US (cannot be resized).
WEIGHT: Approx. 9.1 grams. Click here to view our other items.