- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Mourning Ring, c. 1790, 10kt gold navette-shaped with sepia inkwork on ivory depicting woman mourning below a willow and beside an urn-topped monument with applied gold elements, inscribed "In Memr of an Affec Parent," with black enameled surround inscribed "RICHARD CARY ESQ'R O.B 7 FEBy 1790 AE 73 Yrs," (imperfections), engraved shoulders, size 8 1/2.
Three gold elements are loose, there's a bit of ink pooled at the bottom rt.