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1935.260 (RS7589)

Description

Gold ring with acanthus leaves on shoulders, center set with large old mine cut paste flanked by two smaller round pastes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
finger rings
glass (material)
Jewelry
Ring, Finger
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
5/16 (W), 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.260
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
101405
Reference Notes
For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.
Related Items
Title Gilt Buckles Accession number 1934.2737 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by the Jones:
Title Ribbon belt with silver buckle Accession number 1934.2769
Title c - Set of shell jewelry Accession number 1935.231 a
Title White beads with cross pendant Accession number 1935.232
Title Ostrich feather & aigrette hair ornament Accession number 1935.247
Title Jet hair ornament Accession number 1935.248
Title Two jet bands Accession number 1935.249 ab
Title c - Set of combs Accession number 1935.250 a
Title Pair of hair pins Accession number 1935.251 ab
Title Shell hair pin Accession number 1935.252
Title I - Assorted hat pins Accession number 1935.254 a
Title Gun metal chain Accession number 1935.256
Title Gun metal hair pin Accession number 1935.258
Title Gilt metal hair pin Accession number 1935.259
Title Gold ring with rhinestone Accession number 1935.260
Title Spider brooch Accession number 1935.261
Title Jet stick pin Accession number 1935.262
Title Gun metal earrings Accession number 1935.263 ab
Title Tortoiseshell earrings Accession number 1935.265 ab

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