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Post Medieval memorial ring. The D-shape band engraved with a stylised skull and intricate wreath detail around the hoop, traces of white and black enamel intact, inscribed in Latin to the interior in italic script 'Sic omnibus' (So all), approximately 3.9mm in width. Tested yellow gold, maker's mark 'DA', approximately 4g in weight, circa 18th century.
The maker's mark 'DA' is likely to be for Isaac Davenport, a goldsmith working in London and known to be active between 1696-1731, see Grimwade, A.G., 'London Goldsmiths 1697-1837 Their Marks and Lives', no. 434.
Accompanied by documentation from the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme stating that this ring was found at Buttercrambe with Bossall, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, UK. It is recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme under reference LVPL-E05136; and disclaimed under the Treasure Act, reference 2007-T116.
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