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1941.145 (RS7865)

Description

Gold hollow stamped ring with engraved shoulders set with oval yellow stone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"Ring belonging to / Lucy Littlefield / Josselyn / 1820-1887" (Ink)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
glass (material)
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
7/16 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.145
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn
GUSN
101430
Reference Notes
For more information on the use of colored gems see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 202-208.
Related Items
Title Silver watch Accession number 1941.143 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Mabel Josselyn:
Title Gold ring Accession number 1941.144
Title Gold ring Accession number 1941.145
Title Brooch Accession number 1941.146
Title Coral bracelet Accession number 1941.185
Title Jet cross Accession number 1941.186
Accession number Carte de Visite of donor as a child by W.R. Hawkes of Boston, MA

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