Memento mori finger ring

Made:
1758

Metal memento mori finger ring, set with oval transparent stone, faceted, containing a skull and cross-bones, with ornate band bearing champleve inscription, 1758

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Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A641566
Materials:
enamel, ? material, gold, ? material, pinchbeck, ? material
type:
memento mori
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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