Sarah Kerr

Sarah Kerr

An elegantly austere 18 carat gold mourning hoop, dated 1820. The details of the deceased are reserved on a black enamel ground, between milled borders : Sarah Kerr Ob. 4 July 1820 AET 73. Full set of English hallmarks to interior. Sadly it is difficult to find information about women who lived at this time as females were mostly considered to be chattels. The ring is size M [US 6] and the hoop is 1/4 of an inch wide. Substantial, original, immaculate.

£1100