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Nine Gold Mourning Rings

Auction:
2509
Lot:
701
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Nine Gold Mourning Rings, 18th to 19th century, the nine bands ornamented with hairwork, three 18kt gold, five 14kt gold, and one 10kt gold; one band inscribed "Alice," another inscribed "Auntie," one scrollwork band has white enamel inscription "JOHN TVNG TYLER DIED 23rd JULY 1767 AE 5y 6 Mo," sizes 4 1/2-9 1/4.
Estimate $200-250

One ring has a few small splits on the edge of the gold band with hairwork showing through the pierced open areas,

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Auntie, Forfeda

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