AGNES BERKELEY'S CHINESE SOUVENIRS
comprising; a soapstone seal and a jadeite thumb ring, together with a good-luck charm made from coins and red thread (3)
Height of the seal: 7.1 cm, 2¾in.
Sister Agnes Mary Berkeley (d.1944), who was a Sister of Charity in Shanghai, China;
to her brother Robert Valentine Berkeley (1853-1940)
The seal labelled: 'Cachete de Mandarin Mongoles / Sent from China by Agnes Berkeley /1901'
The thumb ring labelled: 'Bague de Mandarin Sent from China by Agnes Berkeley /1901'