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1935.1234 (RS7566)

Description

Gold ring with double heart cartouche engraved "E F."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Inscriptions
"E F" (Engraved)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/8 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1234
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John S. Thatcher
GUSN
101385
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
This ring is pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 14; and Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): plate 7.

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