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1939.256 (RS7737)

Description

Gold ring with engraved floral design on band and open shoulders, center features abstract bow design set with jet and seed pearls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1834
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/4 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.256
GUSN
101433
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95. For more information on pearls see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.
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Title Gold Ring Accession number 1939.256

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