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Charm ring

Italy, Naples

19th century

Tortoiseshell charm ring of five hoops attached to a key, carved from a single piece

15.49 mm internal ring diameter; 0.84 g weight

Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897; WA1897.CDEF.F825

Taylor & Scarisbrick, Finger Rings from Ancient Egypt to the present day, 1978, no. 925