THE NELSON-HALLOWELL RING: A YELLOW GOLD MEMORIAL RING
"carved" with scrolling foliage, rocaille-work and flowers, the glazed rounded rectangular containing a woven lock of the hero's hair, the interior of the shank engraved "Lord Nelson OBT. 21st Oct. 1805 A47", in a Garrard's ring box containing a loose piece of paper inscribed in ink "Ring with Adl. Lord Nelson's hair from Adl. Sir Arthur Farquhar KCB", 22mm dia.
PROVENANCE Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew G.C.B (Boston, Mass. 1760 -1834 Surrey, England); by whom gifted to Rear-Admiral of th...
Sold for £20000.00