Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box
Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box
Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box
Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box
Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box

Georgian Mourning Ring in Original Box

$2,850 AUD

Tax included.

A George II mourning ring in its original box dating to 1781. To the rear is an inscription indicating it was in remembrance of Thomas Grimsby, a young sea captain. To the front is a hand painted urn with the initials 'TG', under what is likely an Essex crystal. The ring in unmarked however is likely to be a high carat English gold.

Inscribed to rear - 'Capt. Thomas Grimsby Ob at Sea 8 July 1781 At 29'

Size - 55/O

Total weight of ring - 2.5 grams