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Mourning ring, ca 1787 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum

This ring and its pair are inscribed ‘Cease thy tears, religion points on high/ CS ob.25 Jan 1787 aet 70/ IS ob. 18 Sep 1792 aet 72’.  They are mourning rings, possibly for a couple with the initials CS and IS who died aged 70 and 72. On the front of the ring, a vase of drooping gem-set flowers symbolises mourning.

Mourning ring, ca 1787 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum

This ring and its pair are inscribed ‘Cease thy tears, religion points on high/ CS ob.25 Jan 1787 aet 70/ IS ob. 18 Sep 1792 aet 72’.  They are mourning rings, possibly for a couple with the initials CS and IS who died aged 70 and 72. On the front of the ring, a vase of drooping gem-set flowers symbolises mourning.

(Source: collections.vam.ac.uk)

Madame Élisabeth de France (1764–1794) by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, ca 1787 France, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Madame Élisabeth de France (1764–1794) by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, ca 1787 France, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Portrait of Catherine Clemens by George Romney, 1788 England, Neue Pinakothek

Portrait of Catherine Clemens by George Romney, 1788 England, Neue Pinakothek

Habit à la française, 1785-90 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Habit à la française, 1785-90 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Indoor shoes, 1785-90 France (probably), LACMA
Portrait of Louise-Elisabeth of France with her Son by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1788 France, Versailles

Portrait of Louise-Elisabeth of France with her Son by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1788 France, Versailles

Madame Marie Louise Therese Victoire by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1788 France, Versailles

Madame Marie Louise Therese Victoire by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1788 France, Versailles

Dress, ca 1785-90 France, b0dice-g0ddess at the LACMA
Dress, 1785-90 France, MFA Boston
Marie-Adélaïde de France by Johann Ernst Jules Heinsius, 1788, Versailles

Marie-Adélaïde de France by Johann Ernst Jules Heinsius, 1788, Versailles

Court dress, 1788, Les Arts Decoratifs

Court dress, 1788, Les Arts Decoratifs

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