Victorian Pearl & Enamel Tulip Mourning Ring

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A later Victorian mourning ring with a wide face decorated with black enamel and seed pearls - the outermost pearls are set within the bloom of a tulip, an unusual and rather lovely touch. The underside of the head is engraved: "In memory of HJ Balch who died July 17th 1888. Aged 46 Years".

MATERIALS: 10k gold (tests), black enamel, split pearls

AGE: Dedicated in 1888

CONDITION: Very good - wear commensurate with age and use; couple places on the enamel look like they've been repaired; seam on the shoulder from an old repair.

SIZE: 8.75, can be slightly resized, 10mm head, 4mm shank