Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Collection Data

Names
Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822) (Former owner)
Shelley, Harriet Westbrook (d. 1816) (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1811 (Questionable)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: *Pforz
Topics
Jewelry -- England
Notes
Content: Oblong gold loop engraved with a floral motif; 3 raised, enameled, gold oval-shaped decorations with inset pearls. Along with a note in the hand of Shelley's great-granddaughter, Lettice Worrall (S'ANA 1070a) : "Old scarf pin / left me by / Auntie [Budrie?] : (Eliza Margaret Esdaile) / Possibly belonged to / Shelley & left / her by her mother / Shelley's daughter / Ianthe."
Physical Description
Extent: Gold ring, blue enamel, pearls; 34 mm. (long diameter)
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1cfae750-c606-012f-1ef3-58d385a7bc34
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