A diamond and enamel mourning ring,
Lot 165
A diamond and enamel mourning ring,
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A diamond and enamel mourning ring, 1791
The cushion-shaped diamond in a pinched collet-setting within a black enamel surround, to a further similarly-cut diamond border, the closed-back setting engraved 'Pennoyre Watkins Arim Aetat 69 Obiit 10 April 1791', between trifurcated shoulders, principal diamond approx. 1.00ct, remaining diamonds approx. 0.80ct total, ring size N½

Footnotes

  • Pennoyre Watkins, Esq. was a Welsh gentleman and father of the author Rev. Thomas Watkins whose notable travel diaries, which he addressed to his father, are still in circulation today.
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