RALSTON, Robert (c. 1735-1823). An oblong gold mourning brooch (max length 21mm) comprising a centrally mounted lock of hair under a glazed cover, surrounded by cut garnets in very attractive chased gold framing. On the reverse, a pin, and engraved wording: Robt.Ralston Obt.19th May 1823AEt.88. In extremely fine condition. Click on photo for further views.
Robert Ralston born circa 1735, died 19 May 1823, aged 88.