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Early Victorian Locket Memorial Ring Priscilla Brown

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Early Victorian Locket Memorial Ring Priscilla Brown

$1,650.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, 1851

A superb antique memorial ring dedicated to Priscilla Brown who died on the 27th of February 1851 aged 68. It features stunning black enamel work all around the band, which is fully original and remains in remarkably good condition. The head is an oval locket compartment that has been furnished with a lock of Priscilla's own hair - as was traditional during the Victorian era (they were way less squeamish about things back then...)

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 13.4 x 10.6mm

Width of band: 2.8mm

WEIGHT 

6.2g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some light wear to the enamel

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