Two infants

Two infants

Precious little mourning ring marking the death of two infants, circa 1770. The high carat gold shank supports a head with co-joined hearts containing woven blonde hair under crystal, surmounted by an amethyst crown. The shank is inscribed with the details of the deceased in gold capitals on a white enamel ground : JF aged 14 mons : MF aged 5 ws [JF : aged 14 months and MF : aged 5 weeks]. The ring is size M and 1/2 [US 6 and 1/4]. So poignant, immaculate.

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Two infants

Precious little mourning ring marking the death of two infants, circa 1770. The high carat gold shank supports a head with co-joined hearts containing woven blonde hair under crystal, surmounted by an amethyst crown. The shank is inscribed with the details of the deceased in gold capitals on a white enamel ground : JF aged 14 mons : MF aged 5 ws [JF : aged 14 months and MF : aged 5 weeks]. The ring is size M and 1/2 [US 6 and 1/4]. So poignant, immaculate.

£2200

Two infants

Precious little mourning ring marking the death of two infants, circa 1770. The high carat gold shank supports a head with co-joined hearts containing woven blonde hair under crystal, surmounted by an amethyst crown. The shank is inscribed with the details of the deceased in gold capitals on a white enamel ground : JF aged 14 mons : MF aged 5 ws [JF : aged 14 months and MF : aged 5 weeks]. The ring is size M and 1/2 [US 6 and 1/4]. So poignant, immaculate.

£2200