A gold mourning ring, dated 1784, containing a mourning miniature. The miniature is enclosed in a domed crystal and bordered by pearls. To reverse, the ring is inscribed : Capt'n John Cook Obt 3rd Feb 1784 At 50.
Gold ring, the ribbed hoop terminating in beaded shoulders supporting the cruciform bezel set with two emeralds in oblong settings, centred on a third emerald in a round setting flanked above and below by two rubies similarly set Late Roman, 4th century A.D., hoop perhaps later.
Inshiniya of the Order of Christ. Rococco c 1780, Portugal, gold, silver, diamond, ruby, emerald. The Order of Christ founded 1532 as the prestigious rank of Portugal, which was intended to involve the authority dedicated to the royal family with limited to Roman Catholics.