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Georgian Letitia Thornhagh Mourning Ring

$2,000

A rare and beautifully preserved white enamel mourning ring in memory of Letitia Thornagh who died the 6th of March, 1788 at age 68. White enamel in mourning jewelry means the deceased was unmarried. We were able to track down Letitia's family tree, she was one of nine children born to Andrew Thornhagh and Letitia Ayscough and one of five of their children who died unmarried. British assay marks include the bust of George III, lion passant and makers mark "RC."

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  • Materials

    22k gold (marked), white enamel

  • Age

    dedicated in the year 1788

  • Condition

    Very good - minor surface wear commensurate with age and use

  • Size

    5, cannot be resized; 3.3mm width

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.