Mourning ring, worn for mourning the death of Charlotte Tollemache (nee Walpole), Countess of Dysart (1738-1789). Gold & enamel and human hair. Inscription engraved on reverse of ring. Countess of Dysart 5 September 1789 Enamel reads ‘Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here' No makers mark, no hall mark.
Purchased from the executor Stuart M. Latto of the Estate of Eveline Hilary, 2013