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1938.446 (RS7720)

Description

Gold ring with black enameling on shoulders and set with two pearls and four small rubies.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868
Inscriptions
Hallmark: "14"
Engraved: "Edwd. June 13th 1868" (Engraved and hallmark)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
finger rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
5/16 in (W), 11/16 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.446
GUSN
101438
Reference Notes
Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "American Jewelry, 1600-1900," (1995): Color Plate 110. For more information on the use of colored gems see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 202-208.
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Title Pearl and ruby ring Accession number 1938.446 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by the Misses Dexter:
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