Nine Gold Mourning Rings
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
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.
One ring has a few small splits on the edge of the gold band with hairwork showing through the pierced open areas,