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Charm ring

19th century

Gold charm ring, a mouse slides around the hoop with its tail wrapped around the gold wire, a hand hangs from its mouth with the index and little finger extended

14.48 mm internal ring diameter; 1.62 g weight

Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897; WA1897.CDEF.F826

Taylor & Scarisbrick, Finger Rings from Ancient Egypt to the present day, 1978, no. 928