Mourning ring

Gold mourning ring, the bezel set with seed pearls surrounding a lock of hair beneath glass or rock crystal; back of bezel inscribed Rev GC Lichfield obt. 11 July 1812 aet 27.


  • Title

    Mourning ring

  • Associated place

    England (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    gold, possibly glass or possibly rock crystal

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.5 cm bezel (height)
    1.3 cm bezel (width)
    1.7 cm internal (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Miss Elizabeth Suddaby, 2009.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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