18th Century Mourning Ring

A museum quality mourning ring, the outside edge with beautiful perfectly matched pearls, representative of tears for the lost loved one. The centre is a hand-painted miniature on ivory, of a woman standing over an urn. Surrounding the miniature is French writing, translating to “Forgive the Wish That Would Keep Thee Here”

Engraving to the back:

Dorothy Surtees

20 November 1795

Age 74

$4,250.00 (GST incl.)

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