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Mourning Ring

Auction:
2509
Lot:
703
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $250-350

Three gold elements are loose, there's a bit of ink pooled at the bottom rt.

Keywords

O.B 7 FEBy 1790 AE, RICHARD CARY, Cuttlefish, Forfeda, Mourning, Sepia

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