Premium pages left without account:

Auction Pricedatabase

Auction: Antique and Collectable Jewellery
was auctioned on: 16 May 2007
Upcoming auctions Auction Pricedatabase

TWO 17TH CENTURY GOLD 'MEMENTO MORI RINGS AND A 17TH CENTURY...

Archive
Estimate: £500 - £700
ca. US$991 - US$1,388
Price realised:  £1,140
ca. US$2,260
Lot number 86, Views: 132

TWO 17TH CENTURY GOLD 'MEMENTO MORI RINGS AND A 17TH CENTURY GOLD POSY RING LATER ADAPTED AS A MOURNING RING
TWO 17TH CENTURY GOLD 'MEMENTO MORI RINGS AND A 17TH CENTURY GOLD POSY RING LATER ADAPTED AS A MOURNING RING Comprising: one gold 'memento mori' ring of plain hoop design with central engraved skull motif, engraved on the interior, Anna Andrewes ob 17 Dec 78, and undidentified maker's initials, WC ; one with hoop with chased striated scale type decoration and central motif, engraved on the interior, I live by Christ, circa 1680; and a posy ring engraved on the interior live in love and God above made us , the outer hoop with later engraved, black enamel inscription, THOMAS BUTTON OB. JUNE. 1775 AET: 66, loss to enamel; finger sizes L, Q and P (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Antique and Collectable Jewellery
Date of the auction: 16 May 2007
Address: Christie's
16 May 2007, London, South Kensington