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Memorial Ring

1914.99 (RS6719)

Description

This gold ring is embellished with repeating rococo scrolls set with black enamel and an inscription in raised gold letters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1782
inscribed
Inscriptions
"REV STEP EMERY OB: 24 MAY 1782 AE 75" (Enamel)
Material
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
mourning rings
Ring
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/8 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1914.99
GUSN
101415
Reference Notes
For more information on mourning jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 25-34.

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