A mourning ring, for James Watt (1756-1819) Engineer.
Two colour gold and black enamel ring, with the initial "W" on a chased gold background, between enamelled openwork shoulders. The interior of the band inscribed James Watt died 25 Augt. 1819 Aged 83. The rear of the cartouche containing a plait of hair behind a crystal panel. In a rectangular black case. Together with a sale catalogue, The James Watt Sale, Sotheby's March 2003.
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