POST MEDIEVAL GOLD MOURNING RING

Description of Object:

Post Medieval Gold Mourning Ring

Discussion:

D-shaped section with inscription on interior of band, which reads: “Death is the waye to life.”
Maker’s mark TS within rectangular cartouche. The fine floral scroll on the exterior, retaining much of the enamel, is consistent with such a C17th date.
Although the inscription on this ring is not dates, the maker’s mark is close to the TS mark on rings in the British Museum Collection. See AF 1530 with inscription dated 1658 & AF. 1534 with inscription dated 1669.

Date of Object:

17th Century

Find-spot:

Kinderton, Middlewich, found by Michael Farrington

Dimensions:

Width: 3.05mm
Thickness: 1.38mm
Diameter: 18.44mm
Weight: 2.4g

Location:

Held on behalf of Middlewich by Congleton Museum
congletonmuseum.co.uk
Market Square, Congleton, Cheshire East CW12 1ET

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