Table-cut diamond mourning ring

Georgian table-cut diamond mourning hoop

Fine quality and substantial 18 carat  gold mourning hoop dated 1756. The scrolled hoop is inscribed on a black enamel ground with the details of the deceased : Thos. Lightboun Obt. 27 Aug 1756 AE 55. The head of the ring is set with a table-cut diamond with rose-cut diamond shoulders and the reverse of the ring is rayed.  The ring is size O [US 7] and in completely original condition,

£4500