Description & Technical information

Cushion cut diamond cluster, adapted to a ring, with memorial dedication to the barrister Thomas Finch (1757-1810).

With principal cushion cut diamond to a graduated two row border of cushion cuts, the smaller stones to the outside, partially open cut-down collet set in silver and gold, memorial inscription to reverse: 'THOS FINCH ESQ OB 23 MAR 1810 AE 53', the gallery with pierced dentil band, fluted trefoil shoulders and fluted shank.

Background:
A bust length marble sculpture of the barrister Thomas Finch (1757-1810) by Joseph Nollekens (1737-1823) and modelled in the classical style, can be found at the Taylor Institution, University of Oxford.
Weight: 5.5g

Date:  c.1810
Period:  Early 19th century
Origin:  English
Medium: Diamond
Dimensions: 1.9 cm (0³/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery